Géza; Croatian: Gejza II; Slovak: Gejza II; 1130 – 31 May 1162) was King of Hungary and Croatia from 1141 to 1162. He was the oldest son of Béla the Blind and his wife, Helena of Serbia . When his father died, Géza was still a child and he started ruling under the guardianship of his mother and her brother, Beloš .
Géza was the eldest son of the future King Béla I of Hungary and his wife Richeza or Adelhaid, a daughter of King Mieszko II of Poland. The Illuminated Chronicle narrates that Géza and his brother Ladislaus were born in Poland, where their father who had been banished from Hungary settled in the 1030s. 
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Géza II Árpád of Hungary, King of Hungary, King of Dalmatia, King of Croatia, King of Rama, was born circa 1130 to Béla II of Hungary (c1110-1141) and Helena of Raška (aft1109-aft1146) and died 31 May 1162 of unspecified causes. He married Euphrosyne of Kiev (1130-1193) 1146 JL . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899).
- Helena of Raška (aft1109-aft1146)
- 31 May 1162
- Euphrosyne of Kiev (1130-1193)
Géza II, King of Hungary, King of Croatia, Dalmatia and Rama (1141–1162). He ascended the throne as a child and during his minority the kingdom was governed by his mother and uncle. As ruler, he was one of the most powerful monarchs of Hungary, and intervened successfully in the internal affairs of neighbouring countries.
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Boris made several attempts to assert his claims against kings Béla II and Géza II with the assistance of Poland, the Holy Roman Empire and the Byzantine Empire, but failed and was killed in a battle. The colonization of Transylvania by Germans commenced under the reign of King Géza II of Hungary (1141–1162).
Géza was born the eldest son of Béla the Blind, a cousin of King Stephen II of Hungary, and Helena of Raška in 1130. Géza's father had been blinded, together with his rebellious father, Álmos, in the 1110s on the order of Stephen II's father, Coloman, King of Hungary, who wanted to ensure Stephen's succession.
In Hungary: The early kings …secrecy, and Béla’s eldest son, Géza II (1141–62), ruled thereafter unchallenged, but the succession of Géza’s son, Stephen III (1162–72), was disputed by two of his uncles, Ladislas II (1162–63) and Stephen IV (1163–65).