|Predecessor Henry I|
Family House of Babenberg
|Father Leopold I|
Name Adalbert, of
|Spouses Glismod of West-Saxony
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:
Adalbert died on 26 May 1055 at Melk.