Book of Saints – Leopold

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(Saint) (November 15) (12th century) Saint Leopold IV, Margrave of Austria, surnamed “The Pious,” was a grandson of the Emperor Henry III. He succeeded his father in Austria, A.D. 1096, and married Agnes, daughter of Henry IV, by whom he had several children, among them the Emperor Conrad and Frederick, father of Frederick Barbarossa. He was a brave and successful General, and utterly routed the Hungarian invaders of his territory, though he heerlfully abstained from taking any part in the Civil Wars then devastating Germany. Beloved of God and man, Saint Leopold passed away November 5, A.D. 1136, and was buried at Kloster-Neuburg, near Vienna, a monastery he had founded.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Leopold”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 November 2014. Web. 23 September 2017. <>