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Adalbert, Margrave of Austria

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Predecessor  Henry I
Family  House of Babenberg

Father  Leopold I
Name  Adalbert, of
Adalbert, Margrave of Austria
Spouses  Glismod of West-Saxony Frozza Orseolo
Mother  Richardis of Sualafeldgau
Died  May 26, 1055, Melk, Austria
Successor  Ernest, Margrave of Austria
Children  Ernest, Margrave of Austria
Parents  Leopold I, Margrave of Austria, Richardis of Sualafeldgau
Grandchildren  Leopold II, Margrave of Austria
Great grandchildren  Leopold III, Margrave of Austria
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Adalbert, Margrave of Austria

Adalbert (German: Albrecht, c. 985 – 26 May 1055), known as Adalbert the Victorious (German: Albrecht der Siegreiche), was the Margrave of Austria from 1018 until his death in 1055. He was a member of the House of Babenberg.


Margrave of Austria

Adalbert the Victorious was the third son of Leopold the Illustrious and Richardis of Sualafeldgau. He succeeded as Margrave upon the death of his older brother, Henry I, Margrave of Austria.

As Margrave, he extended the eastern border of the then small Ostmark of Bavaria as far as the rivers Morava/March and Leitha and supported King Henry III in his battles against Hungary and Bohemia. He resided in the Lower Austrian Babenberg castle of Melk, where Melk Abbey was to develop later.

Marriage and Family

Adalbert married first Glismod of West-Saxony. They had no known children.

He married second Frozza Orseolo, who later took the name of Adelheid. She was the sister of Peter Urseolo of Hungary. Frozza was the mother of:

  • Ernest, Margrave of Austria
  • Death

    Adalbert died on 26 May 1055 at Melk.


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