House of Waldburg

House of Waldburg


Stewards of Waldburg


Holders of the Hereditary Office of Steward of the Holy Roman Empire (with the augmentation of gules an orb or) from 1419 to 1806.

Stewards of Waldburg 1183-1424, partitioned in 1424:
Counts of
Waldburg-Sonnenburg, annexed by Austria, 1511
Stewards of Waldburg-Trauchburg , partitioned in 1504:
Stewards and Counts of
Waldburg-Capustigall, annexed by Prussia, 1745. Line extinct 1875.
Stewards of Waldburg-Trauchburg, partitioned in 1612:
Counts ofWaldburg-Friedburg-Scheer, restored in 1717
Counts of Waldburg-Trauchburg, partitioned in 1717:
Counts of
Waldburg-Scheer, restored in 1764
Counts of
Waldburg-Trauchburg, annexed by Waldburg-Zeil, 1772

Stewards of Waldburg-Wolfegg-Zeil, partitioned in 1589:
Stewards of
Waldburg-Waldburg, divided between Waldburg-Wolfegg and Waldburg-Zeil in 1660
Counts of Waldburg-Wolfegg, partitioned in 1667:
Counts of
Waldburg-Waldsee, raised to principality in 1803 as Princes of Waldburg-Waldsee-Wolfegg, mediatised to Württemberg in 1806 extant
Counts of
Waldburg-Wolfegg, annexed by Waldburg-Waldsee in 1798.

Stewards of Waldburg-Zeil, partitioned in 1674:
Counts and Princes of
Waldburg-Wurzach, raised to principality in 1803, mediatised to Württemberg in 1806 extinct 1903.
Counts of
Waldburg-Zeil, raised to principality in 1803 as Princes of Waldburg-Zeil-Trauchburg, mediatised to Württemberg in 1806 extant. Junior branch of Counts of Waldburg-Zeil-Lustenau-Hohenems extant.


Counts of Waldburg-Trauchburg


Counts of Waldburg-Wolfegg


Princes of Waldburg-Waldsee-Wolfegg


Princes of Waldburg-Wurzach


Princes of Waldburg-Zeil-Trauchburg

Notable Clerics:

  • Otto Truchsess von Waldburg ( 1514- 1573), Cardinal-Bishop of Augsburg from 1543.
  • Gebhard Truchsess von Waldburg (1547-1601), Prince-elector and A rchbishop of Cologne from 1577.
  • Johann Graf von Waldburg zu Wolfegg, ( 1598- 1644), Prince-Bishop of Constance from 1628.


Prince-elector and Archbishop of Cologne


Cardinal-Bishop of Augsburg


Prince-Bishop of Constance