He was a great source of strength to the Habsburgs until his death in 12 9 4.
And for the influence of the Habsburgs in eastern Europe.
At the close of the 13th century the Kyburg part of the Breisgau passed to the Habsburgs, who in 1368 acquired also the town and countship of Freiburg, which had been sold by the counts of Urach to the Freiburgers and given in pledge by them to the house of Austria in exchange for a loan of the purchase price, which they were unable to repay.
The Habsburgs and the Bourbons The decline of French influence at the close of the reign of Louis XIV.
Left the Habsburgs and the Spanish Bourbons without ~ serious rivals.