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Sigismund, Archduke of Austria

1427 - 1496

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Sigismund (26 October 1427 – 4 March 1496), a member of the House of Habsburg, was Duke of Austria from 1439 (elevated to Archduke in 1477) until his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sigismund, Archduke of Austria has received more than 131,069 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Sigismund, Archduke of Austria is the 247th most popular nobleman (down from 211th in 2019), the 286th most popular biography from Austria (down from 259th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Austrian Nobleman.

Sigismund was the son of Emperor Charles IV and his fourth wife, Elizabeth of Pomerania. Sigismund was born in Prague, then capital of the Kingdom of Bohemia, on 1 March 1368. He was named in honor of King Sigismund of Hungary, who was also his godfather.

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Among people born in 1427, Sigismund, Archduke of Austria ranks 4Before him are Emperor Yingzong of Ming, Casimir IV Jagiellon, and Lucrezia Tornabuoni. After him are Shen Zhou and Antonio Rossellino. Among people deceased in 1496, Sigismund, Archduke of Austria ranks 4Before him are Isabella of Portugal, Queen of Castile, Charles, Count of Angoulême, and Ferdinand II of Naples. After him are João Vaz Corte-Real, Charles II, Duke of Savoy, Piero del Pollaiolo, Qaitbay, Ercole de' Roberti, and Eberhard I, Duke of Württemberg.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Sigismund, Archduke of Austria ranks 286 out of 1,237Before him are Friedrich von Wieser (1851), Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (1614), Hans Hollein (1934), Friedrich Adler (1879), Oskar Werner (1922), and Maria Theresia von Paradis (1759). After him are Franz Böhme (1885), Guido von List (1848), Archduchess Barbara of Austria (1539), Georg Joachim Rheticus (1514), Richard Réti (1889), and Toni Sailer (1935).

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