Hermann II (Slovene: Herman; early 1360s – 13 October 1435), Count of Celje, was a Styrian nobleman and magnate, most notable as the faithful supporter and father-in-law of the Hungarian king and Holy Roman Emperor Sigismund of Luxembourg.
Herman II of Celje was born as the son of the Count of Celje Herman I and Katarina, daughter of Stjepan II Kotromanić, Ban of Bosnia. After the death of his father 1385 and his cousin Viljem in 1392, Herman II was alone in charge of the Celje dynasty.
May 23, 2018 · Hermann II; (c. 1365 – 13 October 1435) was a Count of Celje and Ban of Croatia, Slavonia and Dalmatia. Hermann was the son of Hermann I, Count of Cilli, and his wife Katerina of Bosnia. Her maternal grandfather was Stephen II Kotromanić. About 1377, Hermann II married Anna, Countess of Schaunberg.
Hermann II (Slovene language: Herman II. Celjski. German language Hermann Graf von Cilli, Ortenburg und Seger) (c. 1365 – 13 October 1435) was a Count of Celje and Ban of Croatia, Slavonia and Dalmatia. Hermann was the son of Hermann I, Count of Celje and his wife Katherine of Bosnia. Hermann II married Countess Anna of Schaunberg in c. 1377. Hermann and Anna had six children:
- c. 1365
- Countess Anna of Schaunberg
- October 13, 1435(1435-10-13) Bratislava
Sep 16, 2019 · In 1418 Count Hermann II inherited the Carinthian and Carniolan estates of the extinct Counts of Ortenburg. In 1410 Sigismund had been elected King of the Romans and was crowned Holy Roman Emperor in 1433.
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In 1456, when crusader armies defended Belgrade from the Turkish siege, the Hunyadis of Hungary, the main rivals of the Counts of Celje, assassinated Ulrik of Celje. Without an heir, their meteoric rise was over and a gut-wrenching cry echoed in Celje during the funeral of the last Count of Celje: "Counts of Celje, today and never again."
He was the second-born son of Frederick of Sanneck, first Count of Celje, and his wife Diemut from the noble Wallsee family. His father had inherited the Celje Castle and took possession of it in 1332, but it's unclear whether Hermann was born there or in the nearby Žovnek Castle , their ancestral home.
In 1418 Count Hermann II inherited the Carinthian and Carniolan estates of the extinct Counts of Ortenburg. In 1410 Sigismund had been elected King of the Romans and was crowned Holy Roman Emperor in 1433.
Frederick was the son of Hermann II, Count of Celje and his wife Anna of Schaunberg. Marriages Edit Frederick II married Elizabeth of Frankopan and after her death in 1422, Veronika of Desenice .