Stephen Báthory

1533 - 1586

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Stephen Báthory (Hungarian: Báthory István; Polish: Stefan Batory; Lithuanian: Steponas Batoras; 27 September 1533 – 12 December 1586) was Voivode of Transylvania (1571–1576), Prince of Transylvania (1576–1586), King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania (1576–1586). The son of Stephen VIII Báthory and a member of the Hungarian Báthory noble family, Báthory was a ruler of Transylvania in the 1570s, defeating another challenger for that title, Gáspár Bekes. In 1576 Báthory became the husband of Queen Anna Jagiellon and the third elected king of Poland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stephen Báthory has received more than 428,662 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Stephen Báthory is the 483rd most popular politician (up from 489th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Romania (up from 8th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Romanian Politician.

Stephen Báthory was a Hungarian prince, who was the King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania. He is most famous for his military victories against the Ottoman Empire and his rule over the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.

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Among politicians, Stephen Báthory ranks 483 out of 15,710Before him are Emperor Gaozu of Han, Gustaf V of Sweden, Louis VII of France, Şehzade Bayezid, Sergio Mattarella, and Alexios I Komnenos. After him are Louis VIII of France, Imre Nagy, Frederick IX of Denmark, Moshe Dayan, William IV of the United Kingdom, and Maximilian I of Mexico.

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Among people born in 1533, Stephen Báthory ranks 4Before him are Elizabeth I of England, Michel de Montaigne, and William the Silent. After him are Eric XIV of Sweden, Giacomo della Porta, Ismail II, Andrea Gabrieli, Catherine of Austria, Queen of Poland, Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Claudio Merulo, and Hieronymus Fabricius. Among people deceased in 1586, Stephen Báthory ranks 1After him are Margaret of Parma, Lucas Cranach the Younger, Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma, Augustus, Elector of Saxony, Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Primož Trubar, Philip Sidney, Birbal, Luis de Morales, and Ignazio Danti.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Stephen Báthory ranks 7 out of 572Before him are Vlad the Impaler (1431), Nicolae Ceaușescu (1918), Béla Bartók (1881), Matthias Corvinus (1443), Eugène Ionesco (1909), and Alaric I (376). After him are Tristan Tzara (1896), John Hunyadi (1407), Ion Antonescu (1882), Elena Ceaușescu (1916), Mircea Eliade (1907), and Johnny Weissmuller (1904).

Among POLITICIANS In Romania

Among politicians born in Romania, Stephen Báthory ranks 4Before him are Nicolae Ceaușescu (1918), Matthias Corvinus (1443), and Alaric I (376). After him are John Hunyadi (1407), Ion Antonescu (1882), Elena Ceaușescu (1916), Michael I of Romania (1921), Béla IV of Hungary (1206), Béla Kun (1886), Vlad II Dracul (1395), and Carol II of Romania (1893).