Frederick III Habsburg (sometimes referred to as Frederick V), was born in 1415. He became archduke of Austria in 1424. He acceded as emperor of the Holy Roman Empire in 1440 and was married to Eleanore of Portugal. Frederick's father was Ernest the Iron (Ernst der Eiserne),born 1406 and his wife Cymburga von Masovien Masovia. Frederick III had a son named Maximilian I. For the last ten years of Frederick's life he and his son co-ruled as emperors. Frederick died 1493.
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