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In view of Leopold I's apparent descent from duke Arnulf, the Babenbergs – a designation due to Otto of Freising – were in fact members of the Liutpolding house; see Lechner, ch. iii.

Huber, A., Geschichte Österreichs (5 vols., Gotha, 1885–96).Lechner, K., Die Babenberger (2nd edn., Vienna, 1976).

976–994

Leopold I (probable grandson of Arnulf, duke of Bavaria; margrave of Austria 975/6)

994–1018

Henry I (son)

1018–1055

Adalbert (brother)

1055–1075

Ernest (son)

1075–1095

Leopold II, the Handsome (son)

1095–1136

St Leopold III (son)

1136–1141

Leopold IV (son; duke of Bavaria 1139)

1141–1177

Henry II, Jasomirgott (brother; Bavaria 1143–56; made duke of Austria by emperor Frederick I1156)

1177–1194

Leopold V (son; duke of Styria 1192)

1194–1198

Frederick I (son)

1198–1230

Leopold VI, the Glorious (brother; Styria 1194)

1230–1246

Frederick II, the Warlike (son; union with the empire 1246–51; Bohemian rule 1251–76)

1276–1282

Rudolf I (count of Habsburg as Rudolf IV; king of Germany 1273–91; duke of Austria and Styria 1276)

1282–1283

Rudolf II (son; abdicated, died 1290)

1282–1298

Albert I (brother; king of Germany 1298–1308)

1298–1306

Rudolf III (son; king of Bohemia 1306–7)

1306–1326

Leopold I (brother)

1306–1330

Frederick III, the Handsome (brother; king of Germany 1314)

1326–1358

Albert II, the Lame (brother; duke of Carinthia 1335)

1330–1339

Otto the Jovial (brother)

1358–1365

Rudolf IV, the Founder (son of Albert II; count of Tyrol 1363)

1365–1395

Albert III (brother; received Austria by partition 1379)

1395–1404

Albert IV, the Patient (son)

1404–1439

Albert V (son; king of Germany 1438)

1440–1457

Ladislas Posthumous (son; king of Hungary 1445; union with Styria 1458)

1365–1386

Leopold III, the Upright (son of Albert II; Tyrol, Styria and Carinthia 1379)

1386–1406

William the Friendly (son)

1386–1411

Leopold IV, the Fat (brother)

1406–1439

Frederick IV (brother; received Tyrol by partition 1411)

1439–1490

Sigismund the Rich (son; archduke 1477; abdicated, died 1496; union with Styria)

1406–1424

Ernest the Iron (son of Leopold III; Styria and Carinthia 1411)

1424–1463

Albert VI (son; archduke 1453)

1424–1493

Frederick V (brother; king of Germany 1440; archduke 1453; reunion of the Habsburg lands 1490)

1564–1590

Charles II (son of emperor Ferdinand I; archduke of Inner Austria by partition 1564)

1590–1619

Ferdinand III (son; emperor 1619–37; union with the empire)

1564–1595

Ferdinand II (son of emperor Ferdinand I; archduke of Tyrol 1564; union with the empire 1595–1602)

1602–1618

Maximilian III (son of emperor Maximilian II)

1619–1632

Leopold V (son of Charles II of Inner Austria)

1632–1662

Ferdinand Charles (son)

1662–1665

Sigismund Francis (brother; union with the empire 1665)

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