Contact Us 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. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. He was made a member of the Order of the Dragon, but later became bitter with Emperor Sigismund from 1412 onwards when his brother Frederick IV, Duke of Further Austria (ruler of Tirol) was banned by the Emperor in 1417, Ernest first attempted to gain control over Frederick's territories himself, but then came to an agreement with him and successfully defended Tirol against the Emperor's pretensions. Ernest the Iron (German: Ernst der Eiserne; 1377 – June 10, 1424) was Duke of Styria, Carinthia and Carniola (collectively Inner Austria) from 1406 until his death.He was a member of the Habsburg dynasty, of the Leopoldian line, whose head of the family he was from 1411 to 1424.. Generations are numbered by male-line descent from the first archdukes. In the separation agreement of 1406, Ernest received Styria, Carinthia and Carniola, and jointly with his elder brother duke Leopold IV (the head of the Leopoldian line), held the guardianship over young Albert V, Duke of Austria. In 1573 and 1587, he was a candidate for the throne of Poland. Privacy policy Home Search Login . This entry is from Wikipedia, the leading user-contributed encyclopedia. Lettris is a curious tetris-clone game where all the bricks have the same square shape but different content. google_ad_width = 160;  |  /* 160x600, created 12/31/07 */ He was a member of the Habsburg dynasty, of the Leopoldian line, whose head of the family he was from 1411 to 1424. google_ad_client = "ca-pub-2707004110972434"; Add new content to your site from Sensagent by XML. Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002. google_ad_width = 728; All rights reserved. Ro, Cookies help us deliver our services. ○   Lettris Ernest married Cymburgis of Masovia . Biography. //-->. Later generations are included although Austrian titles of nobility were abolished in 1919. ○   Boggle. In 1401 he accompanied the German King Rupert on his campaign in Italy. Ernest the Iron was Duke of Styria Carinthia and Carniola from 1406 until his death. The web service Alexandria is granted from Memodata for the Ebay search. When Leopold died without a male heir in 1411, Ernest became the uncontested head of the Leopoldian family. In the separation agreement of 1406, Ernest received Styria, Carinthia and Carniola, and jointly with his elder brother duke Leopold IV (the head of the Leopoldian line), held the guardianship over young Albert V, Duke of Austria. We have created a browser extension. They had no children. His nickname the Iron only came into use after his death. ○   Anagrams Choose the design that fits your site. She was a daughter of Bogusław V, Duke of Pomerania and his second wife Adelheid of Brunswick-Grubenhagen. That's it. , Brass tomb effigy of Ernest, Duke of Austria. Would you like Wikipedia to always look as professional and up-to-date? Company Information He was the first Habsburg to actually use the title of ‘archduke’. Ernest was born in Bruck an der Mur, Styria, the third son of Leopold III, Duke of Inner Austria. On 14 January 1392, Ernest married his first wife, Margaret of Pomerania. On 25 January 1412, Ernest married his second wife, Cymburgis of Masovia, who was his equal in vitality,