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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 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 239,655 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Vladislaus II of Hungary is the 725th most popular politician (down from 659th in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from Poland (down from 33rd in 2019) and the 6th 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 725 out of 15,577Before him are Béla IV of Hungary, Hugo Chávez, Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria, Alexander Lukashenko, Shunzhi Emperor, and Zacchaeus. After him are Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, Frederick William II of Prussia, Hussein of Jordan, Stanisław Leszczyński, Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Árpád.

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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, Bernardino López de Carvajal, and Umar Shaikh Mirza II. 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, Johannes Trithemius, Juan Díaz de Solís, Giuliano da Sangallo, John III of Navarre, Al-Ashraf Qansuh al-Ghuri, Jacopo de' Barbari, and Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio.

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Among people born in Poland, Vladislaus II of Hungary ranks 37 out of 1,454Before him are Krzysztof Kieślowski (1941), Kurt Lewin (1890), Irena Sendler (1910), Marie Leszczyńska (1703), Bronisław Malinowski (1884), and Leonid Kravchuk (1934). After him are Günther von Kluge (1882), Hans-Ulrich Rudel (1916), Rudolf Virchow (1821), Zbigniew Brzezinski (1928), Rudolf Clausius (1822), and Sigismund II Augustus (1520).


Among politicians born in Poland, Vladislaus II of Hungary ranks 6Before him are Lech Wałęsa (1943), Paul von Hindenburg (1847), David Ben-Gurion (1886), Władysław IV Vasa (1595), and Leonid Kravchuk (1934). After him are Zbigniew Brzezinski (1928), Sigismund II Augustus (1520), Lech Kaczyński (1949), Wojciech Jaruzelski (1923), Władysław III of Poland (1424), and Casimir III the Great (1310).