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 335,851 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Ladislaus the Posthumous is the 677th most popular politician (down from 590th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Slovakia (up from 5th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Slovak 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 677 out of 15,710Before him are Princess Sophie of Bavaria, Gordian I, Frederick William II of Prussia, Felix Dzerzhinsky, Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor, and Charles IX of Sweden. After him are Boris III of Bulgaria, Kurt Waldheim, Ahab, John Zápolya, Yaroslav the Wise, and Henry III of England.

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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, Antonio Vivarini, Gian Giacomo Trivulzio, Bartolomé Bermejo, and Loyset Compère. Among people deceased in 1457, Ladislaus the Posthumous ranks 2Before him is Rita of Cascia. After him are Lorenzo Valla, Jingtai Emperor, Andrea del Castagno, Danjong of Joseon, Francesco Foscari, Ladislaus Hunyadi, Goharshad Begum, and Peter II, Duke of Brittany.

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In Slovakia

Among people born in Slovakia, Ladislaus the Posthumous ranks 4 out of 298Before him are Alexander Dubček (1921), Elizabeth of Hungary (1207), and Philipp Lenard (1862). After him are 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 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), Béla I of Hungary (1016), Francis II Rákóczi (1676), Emeric Thököly (1657), Juraj Jánošík (1688), Ivan Gašparovič (1941), and Rudolf von Laban (1879).