Albrecht VII, Airchduke o Austrick

Albrecht VII, Airchduke o Austrick (3 November 1559 – 13 Julie 1621) wis the ruling Airchduke o Austrick for a few months in 1619 an, jointly with his wife, Isabella Clara Eugenia, sovereign o the Habsburg Netherlands between 1598 an 1621. Prior tae this, he haed been a cardinal, archbishop o Toledo, viceroy o Portugal and Governor General o the Habsburg Netherlands. He succeedit his brither Matthias as reigning airchduke o Lower an Upper Austria, but abdicated in favour o Ferdinand II the same year, making it the shortest (an aften ignored) reign in Austrian history.

Albrecht (VII)
Rubens - arquiduquealbertoVII01.jpg
Portrait by Rubens, c. 1615
São Paulo Museum o Airt collection
Sovereign o the Netherlands
Duke o Lothier, Brabant, Limburg, Luxemburg, an Guelders
Margrave o Namur
Coont Palatine o Burgundy
Count of Flanders, Artois, an Hainaut
Ring6 Mey 1598 – 13 Julie 1621
PredecessorPhilip II
SuccessorPhilip IV
Co-monarchIsabel Clara Eugenia
Archduke of Lower and Upper Austria
Ring20 Mairch – 9 October 1619
PredecessorMatthias
SuccessorFerdinand II
Viceroy o Portugal
Reing11 Februar 1583 – 5 Julie 1593
PredecessorDuke o Alba
Successor1st Regency Council
MonarchPhilip I o Portugal
Born13 November 1559
Wiener Neustadt
Dee'd13 Julie 1621(1621-07-13) (aged 61)
Brussels
BuirialSt. Michael an St. Gudula Cathedral
SpouseIsabella Clara Eugenia o Spain (m. 1599)
HooseHabsburgs o Austrick
FaitherMaximilian II, Haly Roman Emperor
MitherMaria o Spain
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
Coat of Arms of Archduke Albert of Austria as Governor-Monarch of the Low Countries.svg