Today in History - October 18th. 1141 - Leopold, Duke of Bavaria

Leopold was born in 1108 as one of the younger sons of Markgrave
Leopold III, the Holy.

Leopold IV, Duke of Bavaria - Source picture: Wikipedia

Through his mother, Agnes, he was related to the House of Hohenstaufen. 

Hohenstaufen was a dynasty of German monarchs in the Middle Ages reigning
between 1138 and 1254.

Leopold died unexpected on October 18th. 1141 at the Niederaltaich Abbey
in Bavaria. He was succeeded by his brother Henry.

Leopold IV of Bavaria, King Konrad III, Hadmar I of Kuenring
Source picture: Wikipedia
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