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Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor

Frederick III Habsburg was born in 1415. He became archduke Frederick V of Austria in 1424. He acceded as emperor of the Holy Roman Empire in 1440 and was married to Eleanore of Portugal. Frederick's father was Ernest the Iron (Ernst der Eiserne),born 1406 and his wife Cymburga of Masovia. Frederick III had a son named Maximilian. For the last ten years of Frederick's life he and his son co-ruled as emperors. Frederick died 1493.

Preceded by:
Albert II, Holy Roman Emperor
List of German Kings and Emperors Succeeded by:
Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor