TU Graz

Information:

This is an old - not maintained - article of the AEIOU.

In the Austria-Forum you find an updated version of this article in the new AEIOU.

https://austria-forum.org Imprint

bm:bwk
Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia
home austria albums search annotate deutsch
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Joachim, Josef - John, Franz Freiherr von (21/25)
Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe in Österreich, JUH Johann Salvator, Erzherzog von Österreich

Johann Parricida


© Copyright

John Parricida. Detail from the painting "Stammbaum des Hauses Österreich". 16th century, in the Ambras collection.



Johann Parricida ("kin-killer"), J. of Swabia or J. the Landless, b. 1290, d. probably Pisa (Italy), Dec. 13, 1312 (or 1313), posthumous son of Duke Rudolf II, member of the Habsburg dynasty. In 1306 he aspired in vain to the Bohemian throne and to participate in the reign of Austria. From 1307 co-regent of the Habsburg hereditary domains. On May 1, 1308 murdered his uncle King Albrecht I, who had rejected his claim to inheritance, fled to Italy and presumably became a monk in Pisa. F. Schiller assigned him a small but significant role in his drama "Wilhelm Tell".


Literature: B. Hamann, Habsburgerlexikon, 41993.


 
User Guide Abbreviations
 
© Copyright Encyclopedia of Austria

 

Search for links to this page
 
help aeiou project of the bm:bwk copyrights e-mail