Jadwiga was the daughter of Louis I the Great, who reigned simultaneously as king of Hungary and Poland. When Louis died, his eldest daughter, Mary, inherited that particular throne. The Polish nobility, however, instead chose the younger daughter Jadwiga as their ruler.
Jadwiga Andegawenska was born on February 18, 1374 in Buda (presently: Budapest). She was the daughter of the monarch of Hungary and Poland – Louis and Elizabeth of Bosnia – in her veins flowed the blood of French, Polish, Hungarian and Bosnian ancestors.
Jadwiga yädvē´gä , 1374–99, Polish queen (1384–99), daughter of Louis I of Hungary and Poland. To satisfy Polish demands for autonomy at Louis's death, she reigned in Poland and her sister reigned in Hungary.
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Saint Jadwiga of Poland (1373/4 –1399) also known as Hedwig, was the first female monarch of the Kingdom of Poland, reigning from 16 October 1384 until her death. She was known for her goodness and charity work. She was canonization in 1997. Saint Jadwiga of Poland is the patron saint of Brides, Difficult Marriages, Queens and United Europe.
Hedvigis of Anjou, later Jadwiga of Poland, was “Poland’s great Queen” and was comparable to many of Poland’s strongest leaders and is one of the patron saints of Poland (Halecki, 77). Jadwiga was the youngest daughter of Louis the Great of Anjou, King of Hungary and Poland, and Elizabeth of Bosnia and could trace her genealogical tree ...
Little girls who admire fictional princesses should learn more about St. Jadwiga, the real-life princess who was one of Poland’s holiest and greatest rulers. Born in 1373 in Budapest, Hungary, Jadwiga was the youngest daughter of King Louis the Great of Hungary and Poland, and Elizabeth of Bosnia. Her grandmothers were both princesses of the […]
When the balance of power in Central Europe unexpectedly shifts, the Council from faraway Poland demands that Jadwiga become their monarch. The eleven-year-old girl is soon traveling north to Krakow where she is crowned queen in Wawel Cathedral, swearing “to keep and maintain the rights and liberties granted by the righteous Christian kings ...
St Jadwiga was born in 1374, daughter of Louis d’Anjou, the king of Hungary and Poland, and Elizabeth of Bosnia. Before reaching the age of four, Jadwiga was promised to be betrothed to the son of Leopold of Austria, Wilhelm, and was later engaged to him.
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