Werner II, Count of Habsburg

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Werner II, Count of Habsburg
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Died(1167-08-19)19 August 1167
near Tusculum
Noble familyHouse of Habsburg
Spouse(s)Ida of Homberg
FatherOtto II
MotherHilla of Pfirt

Werner II of Habsburg (died 19 August 1167) was Count of Habsburg also called Werner III and a progenitor of the royal House of Habsburg. He was the great-great-grandfather of King Rudolph I of Germany.

He was the son of Count Otto II of Habsburg and Hilla of Pfirt. Werner married Ida of Homberg. He is known for having been involved in the War of Bregenz Succession of 1164 – 1166.

He died near Tusculum after the Battle of Monte Porzio.

He was the father of Count Albert III of Habsburg and Bishop Otto II of Constance (1165–1174). His daughter Richenza married Count Louis I of Pfirt.


Werner II, Count of Habsburg
Born: ? Died: 1167
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Otto II
Count of Habsburg
1111 – 1167
Succeeded by
Albert III