Stephen Báthory was born on 27 September 1533 in the castle at Somlyó, also known as Szilágysomlyó (today's Șimleu Silvaniei). He was the son of Stephen VIII Báthory (d. 1534) of the noble Hungarian Báthory family and his wife Catherine Telegdi. He had at least five siblings: two brothers and three sisters.
- Stephen Viii Báthory
Stephen VIII Báthory (Hungarian: Báthory István, pronounced...
Stephen Báthory was born on 27 September 1533 in the castle...
- Elected king
In 1572, the throne of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth,...
- Stephen Viii Báthory
On August 18, the two armies merged and helped Stephen get rid of the Turks in Moldavia. After a consultation that took place in the city of Braşov, Dracula, Báthory, and Brancovic invaded Wallachia from southern Transylvania with an army of 35,000, whereas Stephen would aid them by attacking eastern Wallachia with 15,000 men.
Stephen was the son of György Báthory (from the Ecsed branch of the family), and his distant relative, Anna Báthory (from the Somlyó branch). He was born in 1555. His younger sister was the infamous Elizabeth Báthory. Ancestors
The Livonian campaign of Stephen Báthory (referred to as the Russo-Polish War among Polish historians) took place in the final stage of the Livonian War, between 1577 and 1582. Polish-Lithuanian forces led by Stephen Báthory (Batory), King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, successfully fought against the army of Ivan IV "the Terrible ...
- Polish victory, Truce of Jam Zapolski
- Duchy of Livonia, Polish-Russian borderlands
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Stephen III Báthory (Hungarian: Báthory István) (died 11 November 1444, Varna) was a Hungarian nobleman and commander. His most prestigious position was Palatine of Hungary. Stephen belonged to the Ecsed branch of the Báthory family. His parents were John V Báthory and Catherine, daughter of John Zanti.
Stephen VII Báthory (Hungarian: Báthory István; died 3 May 1530) was a Hungarian nobleman and commander. His most prestigious position was Palatine of Hungary. Stephen belonged to the Ecsed branch of the Báthory family. His father was Andrew Báthory and his uncle was Stephen Báthory, Hungarian commander and later Voivod of Transylvania.
Stephen IX Báthory (1533–1586), youngest son of Stephen VIII, Voivod (and later Prince) of Transylvania and King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania. Christopher Báthory (1530–1581), son of Stephen Báthory of Somlyó and elder brother of the King of Poland, administered Transylvania as voivod during the absence of his brother.
Stephen Báthory, (Macarca: Báthory István; 27 Eylül 1533, Șimleu Silvaniei Doğu Macar Krallığı - 12 Aralık 1586, Grodno yakınları Lehistan-Litvanya Birliği), Erdel (Transilvanya) prensi (1571-76) ve Polonya kralı (1575-86).
Elizabeth Báthory was born on a family estate in Nyírbátor, Royal Hungary, in 1560 or 1561, and spent her childhood at Ecsed Castle. Her father was Baron George VI Báthory of the Ecsed branch of the family, brother of Andrew Bonaventura Báthory, who had been voivode of Transylvania, while her mother was Baroness Anna Báthory (1539–1570), daughter of Stephen Báthory of Somlyó, another ...