Ladislaus the Posthumous

1440 - 1457

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Ladislaus the Posthumous (Hungarian: Utószülött László; Croatian: Ladislav Posmrtni; Czech: Ladislav Pohrobek; German: Ladislaus Postumus; 22 February 1440 – 23 November 1457) was Duke of Austria and King of Hungary, Croatia and Bohemia. He was the posthumous son of Albert of Habsburg with Elizabeth of Luxembourg. Albert had bequeathed all his realms to his future son on his deathbed, but only the estates of Austria accepted his last will. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ladislaus the Posthumous has received more than 389,093 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Ladislaus the Posthumous is the 675th most popular politician (up from 676th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Slovakia (up from 4th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Politician.

Ladislaus the Posthumous is most famous for being the last king of Poland. He was born after his father, Vladislaus II, died in battle. Ladislaus was crowned king in 1430, but he was only six years old and unable to rule. He was deposed in 1440 and died in 1444.

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Among politicians, Ladislaus the Posthumous ranks 675 out of 15,577Before him are Sukjong of Joseon, Gaius Cassius Longinus, Subhas Chandra Bose, Sasaki Kojirō, Hezekiah, and Abd al-Rahman III. After him are Olaf Scholz, Aldo Moro, Vytautas, Irene of Athens, Arnulf of Carinthia, and Hong Taiji.

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Among people born in 1440, Ladislaus the Posthumous ranks 2Before him is Ivan III of Russia. After him are Kabir, Hugo van der Goes, Diogo Cão, Sten Sture the Elder, Hartmann Schedel, Jorge Manrique, Gian Giacomo Trivulzio, Antonio Vivarini, Alain I of Albret, and Bartolomé Bermejo. Among people deceased in 1457, Ladislaus the Posthumous ranks 2Before him is Rita of Cascia. After him are Lorenzo Valla, Jingtai Emperor, Danjong of Joseon, Andrea del Castagno, Francesco Foscari, Ladislaus Hunyadi, Goharshad Begum, Peter II, Duke of Brittany, John of Coimbra, Prince of Antioch, and Abul-Qasim Babur Mirza.

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In Slovakia

Among people born in Slovakia, Ladislaus the Posthumous ranks 3 out of 357Before him are Alexander Dubček (1921) and Elizabeth of Hungary (1207). After him are Philipp Lenard (1862), John Zápolya (1487), Franz Lehár (1870), Jozef Tiso (1887), Gustáv Husák (1913), Gyula Andrássy (1823), Francis II Rákóczi (1676), Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778), and Ferenc Szálasi (1897).

Among POLITICIANS In Slovakia

Among politicians born in Slovakia, Ladislaus the Posthumous ranks 2Before him are Alexander Dubček (1921). After him are John Zápolya (1487), Jozef Tiso (1887), Gustáv Husák (1913), Gyula Andrássy (1823), Francis II Rákóczi (1676), Ferenc Szálasi (1897), Béla I of Hungary (1016), Rudolf von Laban (1879), Juraj Jánošík (1688), and Andrej Babiš (1954).