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Hadmar II. von Kuenring

Hadmar II. von Kuenring

Politician
Hadmar II. von Kuenring
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Intro Politician
A.K.A. Hadmar II of Kuenring
Was Politician
Type Politics
Gender male
Birth 1140
Death 1217 (aged 77 years)
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Biography

Hadmar II of Kuenring (c. 1140 – 22 July 1217) was an Austrian ministerialis of the Kuenring family and son of Albero III of Kuenring. In 1192 he held captive Richard the Lionheart, King of England, at Dürnstein Castle. He married Gisela of Sonnberg.

Hadmar II also erected from 1201 to 1208 the city of Weitra. Because of the creation of this city, they are sometimes referred to in documents as "Lords of Kuenring-Weitra".

Literature

  • Die Kuenringer - Das Werden des Landes Niederösterreich, Katalog zur Niederösterreichischen Landesausstellung 1981, Herausgeber und Verleger: Amt der Niederösterreichischen Landesregierung, Abt. III/2 - Kulturabteilung, 2. verbesserte Auflage

Issue

Gisela gave him four children:

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https://d-nb.info/gnd/136631231
https://viaf.org/viaf/80942879
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/80942879
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