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 79,543 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Sigismund, Archduke of Austria is the 211th most popular nobleman (down from 204th in 2019), the 259th most popular biography from Austria (down from 252nd in 2019) and the 9th 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 noblemen, Sigismund, Archduke of Austria ranks 211 out of 843. Before him are Beatrice d'Este, Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire, Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Claude, Duke of Guise, and Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales. After him are Princess Carolina of Parma, Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark, Landgravine Elisabeth Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt, Antoine, Duke of Montpensier, Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia, and Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara.

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Among people born in 1427, Sigismund, Archduke of Austria ranks 3Before him are Emperor Yingzong of Ming and Casimir IV Jagiellon. After him are Lucrezia Tornabuoni, Antonio Rossellino, and Shen Zhou. Among people deceased in 1496, Sigismund, Archduke of Austria ranks 3Before him are Isabella of Portugal, Queen of Castile and Charles, Count of Angoulême. After him are Ferdinand II of Naples, João Vaz Corte-Real, Charles II, Duke of Savoy, Piero del Pollaiolo, Ercole de' Roberti, Qaitbay, and Eberhard I, Duke of Württemberg.

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Among people born in Austria, Sigismund, Archduke of Austria ranks 259 out of 1,075. Before him are Bruno Kreisky (1911), Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897), Fritjof Capra (1939), Falco (1957), Hans Hollein (1934), and Richard Réti (1889). After him are Udo Jürgens (1934), Jörg Haider (1950), Karl Seitz (1869), Albert VI, Archduke of Austria (1418), Mercédès Jellinek (1889), and Joseph Ferdinand of Bavaria (1692).

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