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Ernst, Archduke of Austria, 1553-1595

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Personal name headingErnst, Archduke of Austria, 1553-1595
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Variant(s)Ernestus, Archduke of Austria, 1553-1595
Ernest, Archduke of Austria, 1553-1595
Ernst, Erzherzog von Österreich, 1553-1595
Ernestus, Archidux Austriae, 1553-1595
Ernst, von Habsburg, Archduke of Austria, 1553-1595
Austria, Ernst, Archduke of, 1553-1595
Habsburg, Ernst von, Archduke of Austria, 1553-1595
Associated countryAustria Holy Roman Empire
Associated placeNetherlands
LocatedPrague (Czech Republic) Madrid (Spain)
Birth date1553-07-15
Death date1595-02-12
Place of birthVienna (Austria)
Place of deathBrussels (Belgium)
Field of activityLocal government Austria--Politics and government Holy Roman Empire--Politics and government Counter-Reformation Collectors and collecting
AffiliationCatholic Church
Profession or occupationNobility Governors Collectors and collecting
Found inLegatio Sacrae Caesareae Maiestatis Catholicae, VVarszaui[a]e in conuentu regni generali ad electionem regis designato ... in castris habita, 1573: p. 5 (... Ernestum Archiducem Austri[a]e & cet.)
LC manual cat. (hdg.: Ernest, Archduke of Austria, 1553-1595)
Neue deutsche Biographie, 1953- (Ernst, Erzherzog von Österreich; b. at Vienna, 7-15-1553; d. at Brussels, 2-12-1595)
Bochius, Joannes. Descriptio publicae gratulationis, spectaculorum et ludorum, in aduentu Sereniss. Principis Ernesti Archiducis Austriae ..., 1595: title page (Sereniss. Principis Ernesti Archiducis Austriae, Ducis Burgundiae, Comitis Habsp., Aurei Velleris equitis, Belgicis provincijs a Regia Ma[iesta]te Cathol. praefecti)
Bochius, Joannes. The ceremonial entry of Ernst, Archduke of Austria, into Antwerp, June 14, 1594, 1970: title page (Ernst, Archduke of Austria) page x (Archduke Ernst; Ernst of Austria; had assembled in Prague a famous collection of treasures and curiosities) page xi (he died on February 20, 1595)
Gedächtnis des Landes, viewed online 20 October 2017 (Erzherzog Ernst; 15.6.1553-20.2.1595; son of Maximilian II., brother of Kaiser Rudolf II and Kaiser Matthias; he was born in Vienna, brought up at the Spanish court; twice candidate for the crown of Poland, in vain; in 1576, became Statthalter (governor) in Austria below and upon the Enns; from 1590, also Statthalter of Innerösterreich (Inner Austria); pressed forward with the Counter-Reformation; in 1594, King Philip II of Spain appointed him as Statthalter in the Netherlands, where because of the prevailing unrest, he could not become master; died in Brussels; followed in the governorship in Ober- und Niederösterreich (Upper and Lower Austria) by his brother Matthias, later Kaiser Matthias)
Wikipedia, die freie Enzyklopädie, 23 October 2017 (Ernst von Österreich (1553-1595); Ernst (III.) von Habsburg, Erzherzog von Österreich (born 15 June 1553 in Vienna; died 20 February 1595 in Brussels); Statthalter der spanischen Niederlande)