Duchy of Swabia

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Duchy of Swabia
Herzogtum Schwaben (de)
Ducatus Allemaniæ (la)
915–1313
Staufer arms (13th century) of Swabia
Staufer arms (13th century)
The Duchy of Swabia within the German Kingdom around the start of the 11th century
The Duchy of Swabia within the German Kingdom around the start of the 11th century
Map showing the territories of Upper Burgundy (green) and the Duchy of Swabia (orange)
Map showing the territories of Upper Burgundy (green) and the Duchy of Swabia (orange)
Status
CapitalNone
GovernmentFeudal Duchy
Historical eraEarly Middle Ages
• Proclaimed
915
• Duchy discontinued
1268
• Duchy resurrected for the Habsburgs

1289
• Disestablished
1313
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Alamannia
County of Württemberg
Old Swiss Confederacy
Margraviate of Baden
Duchy of Burgundy
County of Hohenzollern County of Zollern
County of Fürstenberg County of Fürstenberg

The Duchy of Swabia (German: Herzogtum Schwaben) was one of the five stem duchies of medieval Germany. It started in the 10th century in the southwestern area that had been settled by Alemanni tribes in Late Antiquity era.