Friedrich I. der Schöne, geb. 1289#
Friedrich I (the Fair) b. Vienna (?), 1289, d. Gutenstein (Lower Austria), Jan. 13, 1330, German King, son of Albrecht I, 1308-1330 as Friedrich III Duke of Austria and Styria. Elected German King by a minority of Electors in 1314, was defeated by his rival Ludwig of Bavaria near Muehldorf am Inn in 1322 and imprisoned until 1325. Later recognized as a co-regent by Ludwig, but had no power over the empire or the hereditary lands. Buried in the Carthusian Monastery of Mauerbach, which he had founded, and his body was transferred to a tomb in St Stephen's Cathedral in 1789.
Literature#A. Lhotsky, Geschichte Oe., 1281-1358, 1967.