Albert III, Count of Habsburg

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Albert III, Count of Habsburg
Spouse(s) Ida of Pfullendorf
Noble family House of Habsburg
Father Werner II, Count of Habsburg
Mother Ida of Homberg
Died 25 November 1199(1199-11-25)

Albert III (d. 25 November 1199), also known as Albert the Rich, was Count of Habsburg and a progenitor of the royal House of Habsburg.[1]

He was the son of Count Werner II of Habsburg,[1] whom he succeeded in 1167. Albert married Ida, daughter of Count Rudolph of Pfullendorf. Like his father, he was a loyal supporter of the Imperial House of Hohenstaufen.

He was the father of Count Rudolph II of Habsburg.[2]


  1. ^ a b The Encyclopaedia Britannica: a dictionary, 1894, p.405, Books-Google-AAJ.
  2. ^ Denham, Sir James, The Cradle of the Hapsburgs, (Chatto & Windus, 1907), xi.