John Sigismund's father, John Zápolya, was the wealthiest Hungarian lord in the early 16th century. After the Ottoman Sultan, Suleiman the Magnificent, inflicted a crushing defeat on the Hungarian army in the Battle of Mohács, the majority of the noblemen elected John Zápolya king in 1526.
He was married to Barbara Zápolya early in his reign, but they had only two daughters: Hedwig (1513 - 1568), married John, Duke of Holstein; Anne (1515 - 1520) Barbara died in 1515 and Sigismund remarried Bona Sforza and had more children: King Sigismund II of Poland (1520 - 1576) Isabella Anne Sophia Catherine
Hedwig Jagiellonica of Poland was born 15 March 1513 in Posen to Sigismund Jagiellon (1467-1548) and Barbara Zápolya (1495-1515) and died 7 February 1573 inNeuruppin of unspecified causes. She married Joachim II. Hector von Brandenburg (1505-1571) 1535 JL . Notable ancestors includeCharlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996 ...
Bona Sforza (2 February 1494 – 19 November 1557) was a member of the powerful House of Sforza, which ruled the Duchy of Milan since 1447. In 1518, she became the second wife of Sigismund I the Old, the King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania. Their marriage lasted 30 years until Sigismund's death in 1548. Ambitious and energetic, Bona became heavily involved in the political life of ...
Memorable people born in Trenčín include Alexander Dubček, Ľudovít Štúr, and Barbara Zápolya. Memorable people who died in Trenčín include Matthew III Csák. Trenčín has been the birth place of many hockey players and politicians and the death place of many religious figures. Trenčín is located in Slovakia.
Stephen Zápolya had no sons when Matthias Corvinus, King of Hungary, died on 6 April 1490, according to a contemporaneous report, but a charter issued in September 1491 already mentioned John, showing that John was born between the two dates.
John Sigismund Zápolya or Szapolyai (Hungarian: Szapolyai János Zsigmond ; 7 July 1540 – 14 March 1571) was King of Hungary as John II from 1540 to 1551 and from 1556 to 1570, and the first Prince of Transylvania, from 1570 to his death. He was the only son of John I, King of Hungary, and Isabella o
George Zápolya was born on January 01, 1488 (died on January 01, 1526, george Zápolya was 38 years old) . About. Count George Zápolya de Szepes was a Hungarian magnate son of Palatine Stephen Zápolya and younger brother of King John I of Hungary. He served as Hereditatry Lord Lieutenant of Szepes County.
बारबरा Zápolya की बेटी − एक हंगरी थैलीशाह और Piastówny सिएसज़्य्न्, पोलिश ...
John Sigismund was the son of John Zápolya (John I) and Isabella Jagiellon, daughter of King Sigismund I the Old of Poland. He was born only nine days before his father's death. Reign. The Diet promptly elected him King as John II Sigismund, when he was only a few weeks old.