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Albert II

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Born: 1397 AD
Died: 1439 AD, at 42 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: King

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1937 - Albert II was born on August 10, 1397.

 

1404 - Became Duke of Austria upon his father's death.

 

1411 - He took control of the government of Austria and assisted the German emperor Sigismund, who was also king of Hungary and Bohemia, in his campaigns against the Hussites.

 

1422 - Married Elizabeth, daughter of Emperor Sigismund and his second wife, the Slovenian noblewoman Barbara of Celje.

 

1437-1438 - Emperor Sigismund died and after a year, Albert II was crowned King of Hungary on January 1, 1438. Became German emperor at Frankfurt on March 18, 1438.

 

1439 - Died on October 27, 1439 at Neszmely, while defending Hungary against the attacks of the Turks.


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