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Sigmund von Tirol, Herzog ab 1477 Erzherzog - Simmering (2/25)
Sigmund von Tirol, Herzog ab 1477 Erzherzog Silber

Sigmund Franz, Erzherzog von Österreich


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Archduke Sigmund Franz, engraving by J. F. Rosbach



Sigmund Franz, Archduke of Austria, b. Innsbruck, Nov. 27, 1630, d. Innsbruck, June 25, 1665. Second son of Leopold V and Claudia von Medici. Became bishop of Augsburg without consecration in 1646, bishop of Gurk in 1653 and bishop of Trento in 1659; after the death of his brother Ferdinand Karl sovereign of the Tyrol; renounced all ecclesiastical posts in 1665 and contemplated marriage but died beforehand. He was the last male issue of the Tyrolean line of Leopold V.


Literature: H. Sonnweber, Geschichte Tirols unter Erzhzg. Sigmund Franz, doctoral thesis, Innsbruck 1950; B. Hamann, Die Habsburger, 41993.


 
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