Matthew (II) from the kindred Csák (Hungarian: Csák nembeli (II.) Máté; Slovak: Matúš Čák II; Romanian: Matei Csáki al II-lea; c. 1235 – 1283 or 1284) was a powerful Hungarian baron, landowner and military leader, who held several secular positions during the reign of kings Béla IV, Stephen V and Ladislaus IV.
Matthew from the kindred Csák was a powerful Hungarian baron of king Béla IV, the first known member of the Trencsén branch of the gens Csák. His grandson was the oligarch Matthew III Csák.
He was born into the Csák clan from unknown parents, as a result there is an inability to connect the Trencsén branch to the other branches of the clan. In 1235, when he was first mentioned by contemporary records, Matthew had already begun his political career as a well-known member of junior king Béla's court, therefore it was not necessary to distinguish him from the other lords by specifying the name of his father. Matthew I married Margaret from an unidentified family. The marriage ...
During the rule of Andrew II of Hungary, he supported the crown prince, when Béla's relation with his father became even worse. The king entrusted his son with the government of Transylvania with the title of duke. After the death of Andrew II on 21 September 1235, Béla ascended the throne without any opposition and Robert, Archbishop of Esztergom crowned him on 14 October in Székesfehérvár. On the same day, Matthew I was appointed master of the stewards, one of the great offices in ...
Matthew Csák or Máté Csák may refer to any of the following members of the genus of Csák: Matthew I Csák (d. 1245/1249) Matthew II Csák (c. 1235 – 1283/1284) Matthew III Csák (1260/65 – 1321)
At that time, Matthew's brother, Csák died childless and therefore Matthew inherited his possessions.  Following the death of King Andrew III, he became the Neapolitan prince's follower, but shortly afterwards, he joined the party that offered the crown to Wenceslaus , the son of King Wenceslaus II of Bohemia. 
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Csák (fl. 1291–1300), bearer of the sword (1293) Unknown daughter, wife of Zdislav Sternberg and mother of Stephen the Bohemian, Lord of Trencsén (1321) Kendertó branch The numbering means within the branch. Nicholas I Matthew I (fl. 1263) Nicholas II (fl. 1315–1336; d. before 1367), died without male descendants Matthew II (fl. 1336)
Ugrin joined the rival group, which was dominated by his distant relatives, Matthew II and Peter I Csák. Following the Battle of Föveny , where Henry Kőszegi was killed, Ugrin was made Ban of Severin in September 1274.
Matei Csák a fost voievod al Transilvaniei de trei ori: 1270 - 1272, 1274 - 1275 și 1276 - 1277. Făcea parte din familia nobiliară Csáki. A fost în conflict cu Nicolae Geregye. În 1275, Matei a cedat tronul unui alt membru din familia Csaki Ugrinus Csák, dar acesta i-a redat tronul în 1276. Vezi și
Înaintea anului 1300 Matei Csák a purtat negocieri cu reprezentanții regelui Carol al II-lea al Neapolelui și l-a asigurat că susține pretenția la tronul Ungariei a nepotului său, Carol, împotriva regelui Andrei al III-lea. Cu toate acestea, în vara anului 1300, Matei a venit la curtea lui Andrei, dar regele, ultimul membru de sex ...
Biography. He was born into the Trencsén branch of the gens Csák as the second son of Mark I.His cousin was the oligarch Matthew III.Stephen had four children: Mark II; Peter III, who functioned as master of the horse between 1314 and 1317; Stephen III and a daughter, who married Roland III Rátót, son of palatine Roland II Rátót.