Coloman was the elder of the two sons of King Géza I who survived infancy. Géza's Byzantine second wife—whose baptismal name is unknown—left Hungary after her husband's death, implying that she was not his children's mother.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coloman,_King_of_Hungary
Coloman, king of Hungary from 1095 who pursued expansionist policies and stabilized and improved the internal order of Hungary. Coloman was the natural son of King Géza I by a Greek concubine. King Ladislas (László), his uncle, would have made him a monk, but Coloman refused and eventually escaped
Coloman I the Book-lover, also spelled Koloman, King of Hungary and Croatia (full royal title King of Hungary, Slavonia, Croatia and Dalmatia). Coloman was the elder son of the future King Géza I and his first wife Sophia, daughter of Count Giselbert of Looz. When his father died on April 25, 1077, in accordance with...
King Coloman of Hungary created a personal union between the Kingdom of Croatia and Hungary. However, some historians dispute its authenticity and claim that the document is a forgery and that Hungary seized Croatia which became a province, [ 11 ] [ 12 ] while Croatian historiography generally accepts it as authentic.
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Coloman I "the Bookish" of Hungary (1060-3 February 1116) was the King of Hungary from 1095 to 1116 and King of Croatia from 1097 to 1116. Physically challenged, his father King Laszlo I of Hungary intended to make him a church servant. Coloman took power in 1095 from Almos, his younger brother, and he proceeded to annihilate King Petar Svacic of Croatia in 1097 and eradicate many unauthorized ...
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Coloman of Hungary. Coloman I the Book-lover (Hungarian: I. (Könyves) Kálmán), also spelled Koloman (c. 1074 – 3 February 1116), King of Hungary (1095–1116)  and Croatia (from 1108 full royal title "King of Hungary, Slavonia, Croatia and Dalmatia"). Spouse-1. Felicia of Sicily (1097–1102) alias Buzilla-2.
King Coloman of Hungary created a personal union between the Kingdom of Croatia and Hungary. However, some historians dispute its authenticity and claim that the document is a forgery and that Hungary seized Croatia which became a province, while Croatian historiography generally accepts it as authentic.
Coloman was the second son of Andrew II of Hungary and his first wife, Gertrude of Merania. Andrew's father (Coloman's grandfather), Béla III of Hungary, was the first king of Hungary to conquer the Principality of Halych in 1188.
In the 13th century, the younger brother of King Bela IV of Hungary was named Coloman of Galicia-Lodomeria in honor of the saint. Eventually, the relics of Saint Coleman were taken back from the Cathedral of Székesfehérvár to Melk Abbey in Austria, where they are still kept.