Archduke Ernest of Austria
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Portrait by Alonso Sánchez Coello c. 1580
15 June 1553|
20 February 1595 (aged 41)|
|House||House of Habsburg|
|Father||Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor|
|Mother||Maria of Spain|
Born in Vienna, he was educated with his brother Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, in the court of Spain. In 1573 and 1587, he was a candidate for the throne of Poland. From 1576 onwards, he was governor in the Archduchy of Austria, where he promoted the counterreformation. In 1590, he became governor of Inner Austria as regent for his young cousin Ferdinand, and from 1594 to 1595 he served as governor of the Spanish Netherlands.
He died in Brussels in 1595.
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