|Part of |
gentry and chivalric ranks
|Archduke / Archduchess|
/ Fürst / Fürstin
Archduke (feminine: Archduchess; German: Erzherzog, feminine form: Erzherzogin) was the title borne from 1358 by the
The territory ruled by an Archduke or Archduchess was called an Archduchy. All remaining Archduchies ceased to exist in 1918.
The English word is first recorded in 1530, derived from