Siegfried III, Count of Weimar-Orlamünde

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Siegfried III, Count of Weimar-Orlamünde
Born c.  1155
Died 1206
Noble family House of Ascania
Spouse(s) Sophie of Denmark
Father Herman I, Count of Weimar-Orlamünde
Mother Irmgard

Siegfried III, Count of Weimar-Orlamünde (c. 1155 – 1206) was a member of the House of Ascania and a ruling Count of Weimar-Orlamünde.

He was the son of Count Herman I and his wife Irmgard.[1]

He was regarded as a supporter of the House of Hohenstaufen. He spent some time in Denmark. He married Sophie (1159 – c. 1208), a daughter of King Valdemar I of Denmark and had two sons:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Line, Kingship and State Formation in Sweden: 1130 - 1290, (Brill, 2007), 600.
  2. ^ Philip Line, Kingship and State Formation in Sweden: 1130 - 1290, 583.
Siegfried III, Count of Weimar-Orlamünde
Born: c.  1155 Died: 1206
Preceded by
Herman I
Count of Weimar-Orlamünde
1176–1206
Succeeded by
Albert II and Herman II