Vladislaus II of Hungary

1456 - 1516

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Vladislaus II, also known as Vladislav, Władysław or Wladislas (Hungarian: II. Ulászló; 1 March 1456 – 13 March 1516), was King of Bohemia from 1471 to 1516 and King of Hungary and of Croatia from 1490 to 1516. As the eldest son of Casimir IV Jagiellon, he was expected to inherit Poland and Lithuania. George of Poděbrady, the Hussite ruler of Bohemia, offered to make Vladislaus his heir in 1468. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladislaus II of Hungary has received more than 311,513 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Vladislaus II of Hungary is the 787th most popular politician (down from 718th in 2019), the 40th most popular biography from Poland (down from 37th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Polish Politician.

Vladislaus II of Hungary is most famous for his role in the Ottoman-Habsburg wars. He led the Hungarian army against the Ottoman Turks and was defeated in the Battle of Mohacs in 1526.

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Among politicians, Vladislaus II of Hungary ranks 787 out of 19,576Before him are Islam Karimov, Viktor Yushchenko, Philip the Arab, Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca, Amr ibn Hishām, and Sariputta. After him are Zewditu, William III of the Netherlands, Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria, İsmet İnönü, Enrico Dandolo, and Robert the Bruce.

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Among people born in 1456, Vladislaus II of Hungary ranks 1After him are Anne Neville, Afonso I of Kongo, Margaret of Denmark, Queen of Scotland, Umar Shaikh Mirza II, Bernardino López de Carvajal, and Margaret of Bavaria, Electress Palatine. Among people deceased in 1516, Vladislaus II of Hungary ranks 4Before him are Hieronymus Bosch, Ferdinand II of Aragon, and Giovanni Bellini. After him are Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours, Giuliano da Sangallo, Juan Díaz de Solís, Johannes Trithemius, Al-Ashraf Qansuh al-Ghuri, John III of Navarre, Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio, and Jacopo de' Barbari.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Vladislaus II of Hungary ranks 40 out of 1,694Before him are Günther von Kluge (1882), Andrzej Wajda (1926), Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906), Maximilian Kolbe (1894), Kurt Lewin (1890), and Christian Wolff (1679). After him are Irena Sendler (1910), Otto Stern (1888), Bronisław Malinowski (1884), Arthur Rubinstein (1887), Casimir Funk (1884), and Rudolf Clausius (1822).


Among politicians born in Poland, Vladislaus II of Hungary ranks 8Before him are Lech Wałęsa (1943), Paul von Hindenburg (1847), Lech Kaczyński (1949), Władysław IV Vasa (1595), Yitzhak Shamir (1915), and Sigismund II Augustus (1520). After him are Casimir III the Great (1310), Donald Tusk (1957), Wojciech Jaruzelski (1923), Sigismund I the Old (1467), Bolesław I the Brave (967), and Zbigniew Brzezinski (1928).