Agnesgasse
1190 Döbling

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Pages: 28 + cover
Edition: 5 + artists copy (second edition)

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Agnesgasse, named in 1894 after Margravine Agnes; previously Neustiftgasse. There was also an Agnesstrasse in Klosterneuburg (1938-1946 / 1954 26th district).

Agnes, born around 1072/1075 in Waiblingen, Swabia, died on September 24, 1143 in Klosterneuburg. Margravine of Austria, second wife (1106) of Margrave Leopold III. Daughter of Emperor Heinrich IV. She gave birth to 18 children to Leopold III (including Leopold IV, Heinrich II Jasomirgott, Bishop Otto von Freising). 

Legend has it that she lost her veil while hunting. At the point where it was found, Leopold III. founded Klosterneuburg Monastery.