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  • ID: I52949
  • Name: Elisabeth of Hungary
  • Prefix: St
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 1207
  • Death: 17 NOV 1231
  • Note: 1

    St. Elisabeth of Hungary (German: St. Elisabeth von Thüringen, Hungarian: Szent Erzsébet, b. 1207 ? 17 November 1231) spend most of her short life in Germany. At age 4, the daughter of King Andrew II of Hungary (1175?1235) and Gertrude of Andechs-Merania was brought to the court of the Rulers of Thuringia in Central Germany, to become a future bride in order to reinforce political alliances between the families. Elisabeth was married at age 14, widowed at age 20, relinquished her wealth to the poor, built hospitals, and became a symbol of Christian charity in Germany and elsewhere after her death at age 24.
  • _UID: 591C80450A9E46659AFB18B862BBB005C433
  • Change Date: 27 FEB 2007



    Father: Andras II of Hungary b: 1175
    Mother: Gertrude of Andechs

    Marriage 1 Ludwig IV of Thuringia b: 28 OCT 1200 in Creuzburg
    • Married: 1220 in Wartburg Castle
    Children
    1. Has Children Sophie of Thuringia b: 20 MAR 1224

    Sources:
    1. Type: Web Site
      Title: Wikepedia
      URL: http://en.wikipedia.org
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