• Born date: 1415-09-21
  • Born in: County of Tyrol
  • Death date: 1493-08-19
  • Death in: Archduchy of Austria
Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor

Frederick III (21 September 1415 – 19 August 1493), called the Peaceful, was the Holy Roman Emperor from 1452 until his death. Prior to his imperial coronation, he was hereditary Duke of Austria (as Frederick V) from 1424 and elected King of Germany (as Frederick IV) from 1440. He was the first emperor of the House of Habsburg. In 1493, he was succeeded by his son Maximilian I after ten years of joint rule.

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