Elizabeth of Hungary

1207 - 1231

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Elizabeth of Hungary (German: Heilige Elisabeth von Thüringen, Hungarian: Árpád-házi Szent Erzsébet; 7 July 1207 – 17 November 1231), also known as Saint Elizabeth of Thuringia or Saint Elisabeth of Thuringia, was a princess of the Kingdom of Hungary, Landgravine of Thuringia, Germany, and a greatly venerated Catholic saint who was an early member of the Third Order of St. Francis, by which she is honored as its patroness.Elizabeth was married at the age of 14, and widowed at 20. After her husband's death she sent her children away and regained her dowry, using the money to build a hospital where she herself served the sick. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elizabeth of Hungary has received more than 585,415 page views. Her biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Elizabeth of Hungary is the 205th most popular religious figure (up from 208th in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Slovakia (up from 3rd in 2019) and the most popular Slovak Religious Figure.

Elizabeth of Hungary was a Hungarian princess who became a religious patron. She was the daughter of King Andrew II of Hungary and Gertrude of Merania. She married King Louis IV of France in 1385, and they had seven children together.

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Among religious figures, Elizabeth of Hungary ranks 205 out of 2,272Before her are Aminah, Pope John VIII, Pope Celestine III, Ambrose, Pope Celestine V, and Saint Pantaleon. After her are Jacques de Molay, Saint Matthias, Pope Sixtus IV, Pope Linus, Pope Lucius I, and Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib.

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Among people born in 1207, Elizabeth of Hungary ranks 3Before her are Rumi and Batu Khan. After her are Henry III of England, Henry II, Duke of Brabant, Philip I, Count of Savoy, Mechthild of Magdeburg, and Ottone Visconti. Among people deceased in 1231, Elizabeth of Hungary ranks 2Before her is Anthony of Padua. After her are Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu, Louis I, Duke of Bavaria, Emperor Tsuchimikado, Władysław III Spindleshanks, Abd al-Latif al-Baghdadi, and Eleanor of Portugal, Queen of Denmark.

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In Slovakia

Among people born in Slovakia, Elizabeth of Hungary ranks 2 out of 298Before her are Alexander Dubček (1921). After her are Philipp Lenard (1862), Ladislaus the Posthumous (1440), John Zápolya (1487), Franz Lehár (1870), Jozef Tiso (1887), Gustáv Husák (1913), Gyula Andrássy (1823), Béla I of Hungary (1016), Francis II Rákóczi (1676), and Emeric Thököly (1657).


Among religious figures born in Slovakia, Elizabeth of Hungary ranks 1After her are Matthew III Csák (1260), Jozef Tomko (1924), Pavel Peter Gojdič (1888), Sára Salkaházi (1899), Ján Chryzostom Korec (1924), and Juraj Haulik (1788).