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  1. Sigismund was one of the driving forces behind the Council of Constance (1414–1418) that ended the Papal Schism, but which also led to the Hussite Wars that dominated the later period of his life. In 1433, Sigismund was crowned Holy Roman Emperor and ruled until his death in 1437.

  2. Apr 10, 2023 · Sigismund, (born Feb. 15, 1368, probably Nürnberg—died Dec. 9, 1437, Znojmo, Bohemia), Holy Roman emperor from 1433, king of Hungary from 1387, German king from 1411, king of Bohemia from 1419, and Lombard king from 1431. The last emperor of the House of Luxembourg, he participated in settling the Western Schism and the Hussite wars in Bohemia.

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  3. May 14, 2018 · Sigismund (1368-1437) was king of Hungary from 1385 to 1437, Holy Roman emperor from 1411 to 1437, and king of Bohemia from 1420 to 1437. Born on Feb. 15, 1368, Sigismund was the second son of the emperor Charles IV and the brother of the emperor Wenceslaus.

  4. SIGISMUND, HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR King of Hungary, 1387; King of the Romans, 1410; King of Bohemia, 1419; Holy Roman Emperor, May 31, 1433; b. Nuremberg, Germany, Feb. 12, 1368; d. Znojmo, Czechoslovakia, Dec. 9, 1437.

  5. Apr 26, 2022 · Sigismund (February 14, 1368 – December 9, 1437) was Holy Roman Emperor for 4 years from 1433 until 1437, and the last Emperor of the House of Luxemburg. He was also one of the longest ruling Kings of Hungary and Croatia, reigning for 50 years from 1387 to 1437.

  6. 'Roman-German emperor'), was the ruler and head of state of the Holy Roman Empire. The title was held in conjunction with the title of king of Italy ( Rex Italiae) from the 8th to the 16th century, and, almost without interruption, with the title of king of Germany ( Rex Teutonicorum, lit.

  7. The Prince of Wallachia Vlad II Dracul, the father of Vlad the Impaler, took his name from the Order of the Dragon. Historical background [ edit] Main articles: Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor and Battle of Nicopolis Ceremonial sword of the Order, c. 1433, displayed at the Neue Burg, Vienna.

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