Welf II, Count of Swabia
|Count of Altdorf|
Count Welf II in the Weingarten Stifterbüchlein, c. 1510
|Spouse(s)||Imiza of Luxembourg|
|Noble family||Elder House of Welf|
|Father||Rudolf II, Count of Altdorf|
|Mother||Ita of Öhningen|
|Died||13 November 1055
Welf opposed the election of the Salian count Conrad II as King of the Romans in 1024 because it did not suit his interests, but he had to eventually relent. The next year he joined a rebellion launched by the Babenberg duke Ernest II of Swabia, but finally submitted in 1027.
- Welf, Duke of Carinthia (Welf III; d. 1055)
- Kunigunde of Altdorf (also called Chuniza; c. 1020 – 31 August 1054)
Welf died in 1030 and was buried at Altdorf.
- Reuter, Timothy. Germany in the Early Middle Ages 800–1056. New York: Longman, 1991.
- B. Schneidmüller: Die Welfen. Herrschaft und Erinnerung (819–1252). (Stuttgart, 2000), pp. 119–123.
- T. Zotz, 'Welf II.,' in: Lexikon des Mittelalters (LexMA), Volume 8 (Munich, 1997), cols. 2143–2144.
- Welf II, Graf von Altdorf (in German)
- Reuter, Germany, p. 203.
- Reuter, Germany, p. 204.
- Zotz, 'Welf II,' col. 2143