Ulrich V, Count of Württemberg

Ulrich V, Count of Württemberg

Count of Württemberg-stuttgart
Born 1413

Ulrich V of Württemberg called "der Vielgeliebte" (1413 – September 1, 1480, Leonberg), Count of Württemberg. He was the younger son of Count Eberhard IV and Henriette of Mömpelgard.

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1413 Birth Born in 1413.


1426 13 Years Old After the early death of his father, his mother, together with the Württembergian councils, took over the guardianship for Ulrich and his older brother Ludwig I. Ludwig reached maturity in 1426 and took rule in his own hands, until his brother Ulrich in 1433 was admitted to co-rule. … Read More


1441 28 Years Old First, he married in Stuttgart 29 January 1441 to Margaret of Cleves, daughter of Duke Adolf I of Cleves and Mary of Burgundy. … Read More


1444 31 Years Old In 1444 Ulrich supported the house of Habsburg under King Friedrich III in the Old Zürich War in the fight against the Old Swiss Confederacy. … Read More
1445 32 Years Old Second, he married in Stuttgart 8 February 1445 to Elisabeth of Bavaria-Landshut, daughter of Henry XVI of Bavaria and Margarete of Austria. … Read More
1450 37 Years Old In 1450 Ulrich gained, after the death of his brother Ludwig I, the guardianship on his nephews, the future counts of Württemberg-Urach Ludwig II and Eberhard V. … Read More
1452 39 Years Old Ulrich joined the group of Frederick III, crowned emperor in 1452, and Margrave Albrecht Achilles of Brandenburg. … Read More


1453 40 Years Old Third, he married in Stuttgart 11 November 1453 to Margaret of Savoy, daughter of Duke Amadeus VIII of Savoy and Mary of Burgundy. … Read More
1461 48 Years Old In the Mainz Diocesan Feud of 1461 to 1463, which broke out shortly after, he supported Archbishop Adolf II of Nassau against his deposed predecessor Diether von Isenburg and Frederick I of the Palatinate.
1462 49 Years Old After skirmishes, on 30 June 1462 a battle took place near Seckenheim, and Ulrich and his allies were defeated. … Read More


1463 50 Years Old Only on 27 April 1463 was Ulrich able to return to Stuttgart after payment of a ransom.


1473 60 Years Old In 1473 went Ulrich and Eberhard V a house contract one which should regulate the common hereditary result and aspire to the reunion of both württembergian land parts. … Read More
1480 68 Years Old Died on September 1, 1480.
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