Information about Archduke Albert VI of Austria

Archduke Albert VI of Austria (18 December 1418 - 2 December 1463)

Albert VI (German: Albrecht VI.), a member of the House of Habsburg, was Duke of Austria from 1424, elevated to Archduke in 1453. As a scion of the Leopoldian line, he ruled over the Inner Austrian duchies of Styria, Carinthia and Carniola from 1424, from 1457 also over the Archduchy of Austria until his death, rivalling with his elder brother Emperor Frederick III. According to tradition, Albert, later known as the Prodigal, was the exact opposite of Frederick: energetic and inclined to thoughtlessness.

Archduke Albert VI of Austria reigned in...
Reigned asIn CountryFromToCoins Issued
Herzog Albrecht VI. (Duke Albert VI of Inner Austria) Flag of Austria, Duchy and Archduchy Austria, Duchy and Archduchy 10 June 1424 23 November 1457
Erzherzog Albrecht VI. (Archduke Albert VI) Flag of Austria, Duchy and Archduchy Austria, Duchy and Archduchy 23 November 1457 2 December 1463
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