Sigismund of Hungary


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  • Sigismund — • King of Germany and Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, b. 15 February, 1361, at Nuremberg; d. at Znaim, Bohemia, 9 December, 1437 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Sigismund     Sigismund …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Sigismund — (variants: Sigmund, [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siegmund Siegmund] ) is a German proper name, meaning protection through victory , from Old High German sigu victory + munt hand, protection . Tacitus Latinises it Segimundus . It looks like there …   Wikipedia

  • Sigismund Rákóczi — was born into the noble Hungarian Rákóczi family. He briefly reigned as Prince of Transylvania from 1607 to 1608.Rákóczi was born into the lower nobility but, by various means including a profitable marriage managed to rise into the ranks of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Sigismund Albicus —     Sigismund Albicus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Sigismund Albicus     Archbishop of Prague, a Moravian, born at Mährisch Neustadt in 1347; died in Hungary, 1427. He entered the University of Prague when quite young and took his degree in… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor — For other nobles of the same name, please see Sigismund. Infobox German Royalty|monarch name=Sigismund title=Holy Roman Emperor; King of the Romans, Bohemia, Italy, Hungary, Croatia and Dalmatia caption=Sigismund, aged approximately 50, depicted… …   Wikipedia

  • Hungary — /hung geuh ree/, n. a republic in central Europe. 9,935,774; 35,926 sq. mi. (93,050 sq. km). Cap.: Budapest. Hungarian, Magyarország. * * * Hungary Introduction Hungary Background: Hungary was part of the polyglot Austro Hungarian Empire, which… …   Universalium

  • Sigismund — /sij is meuhnd, sig is /; Ger. /zee gis moont /, n. 1368 1437, Holy Roman emperor 1411 37. * * * I born Feb. 15, 1368, probably Nürnberg died Dec. 9, 1437, Znojmo, Bohemia Holy Roman emperor (1433–37), king of Hungary (from 1387), German king… …   Universalium

  • Sigismund I the Old — Infobox Polish monarch name=Sigismund I the Old image caption= birthdate=birth date|1467|1|1|df=y birthplace=Kozienice, Poland deathdate=death date and age|1548|4|1|1467|1|1|df=y deathplace=Kraków, Poland burial place=on 26 July 1548 Wawel… …   Wikipedia

  • Hungary — This article is about the European country. For other uses, see Hungary (disambiguation). Republic of Hungary Magyar Köztársaság …   Wikipedia

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