Hedwig Jagiellon, baptized as "Hedwigis", was a Polish princess and member of the Jagiellonian dynasty, as well as Duchess of Bavaria by marriage. Born in Kraków, she was the eldest daughter of King Casimir IV of Poland of Poland and Archduchess Elisabeth of Austria.
Hedwig Jagiellon was a granddaughter of Emperor Sigismund and of the Jagiellonian dynasty as daughter of Sigismund I the Old of Poland. She was Electress of Brandenburg by marriage to Joachim II Hector, Elector of Brandenburg.
Hedwig Jagiellon (Lithuanian: Jadvyga Jogailaitė, Polish: Jadwiga Jagiellonka; 8 April 1408, Kraków – 8 December 1431, Kraków) was a Polish and Lithuanian princess, and a member of the Jagiellon dynasty. For most of her life she, as the only child of Wladyslaw Jagiello, was considered to be heiress of the Polish and Lithuanian thrones ...
Hedwig Jagiellon died on 18th February 1502 in Burghausen. She was laid to rest in the church of the Cistercian monastery in Raitenhaslach. Today a plaque reminds visitors of the final resting place of Duchess Hedwig, who always signed off her name with “born as the Queen of Poland”. Her husband, Duke Georg der Reiche, died one year later.
Hedwig Jagiellon Born on September 21st 1457. Daughter of the Polish King Casimir IV and his wife Archduchess Elisabeth (daughter of the Duke of Austria). Because Duke George was related to the Austrian Dukedom through his grandmother, it was necessary to obtain a dispensation from the Pope for the wedding to take place.
Hedwig Jagiellon. 1457-1502. Children (5) Ludwig Prince Of Bavaria. 1476-1500. Ruprecht Prince Of Bavaria. 1477-Elisabeth von Bayern. 1478-1504. Margarethe Princess ...
Jan 08, 2017 · About Hedwig Jagiellon Jadwiga – królewna polska z dynastii Jagiellonów.
Hedwig Jagiellon (21 September 1457 - 18 February 1502); married George the Rich, of the Wittelsbach dynasty of Bavaria. Delegates had gone to Kraków to negotiate the marriage, and their " Landshut Wedding " took place in Bavaria with much pomp and celebration in 1475, starting a tradition which continues to this day.
Jogaila (), later Władysław II Jagiełło (Polish pronunciation: [vwaˈdɨswaf jaˈɡʲɛwːɔ] ()) (c. 1352/1362 – 1 June 1434) was the Grand Duke of Lithuania (1377–1434) and then the King of Poland (1386–1434), first alongside his wife Jadwiga until 1399, and then sole King of Poland.