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Margit Árpádházi

Hungarian: ÁRPÁD(házi) Margit
Birthplace: Klissza - Klis, Hungary (now Croatia)
Death: Died in Nyulak szigete (Margit-sziget) / now Budapest
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Daughter of Bela IV Árpádházi, King of Hungary and Maria Lascarina, Queen Consort of Hungary
Sister of Saint Kinga / Cunegunda, Princess of Poland; Anna ÁRPÁD(házi); ÁRPÁD(házi) Katalin - Catherine, Princess of Hungary; Margit († bef. 1242) ÁRPÁD(házi); ÁRPÁD(házi) Erzsébet - Elisabeth, Princess of Hungary and 4 others

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BÉLA, son of ANDRÁS II King of Hungary & his first wife Gertrud von Andechs-Merano (Nov 1206-Margaret Island, near Buda 2/3 May 1270, bur Esztergom). ... He succeeded his father in 1235 as BÉLA IV King of Hungary. ... m (1218) MARIA Laskarina, daughter of THEODOROS Laskaris Emperor in Nikaia & his first wife Anna Angelina (-16 or 24 Jul 1270, bur Esztergom). ... King Béla IV & his wife had ten children:

  • 1. KATHARINA (-Klis Castle 1242, bur Split St Domnius). ...
  • 2. MARGIT "the Elder" (-Klis Castle 20 Apr 1242, bur Split St Dominius). ... m ([1240]) GUILLAUME de Saint Omer Lord of Thebes.]
  • 3. KINGA [Kunigunde] (1224-24 Jul 1292). ... m (1239) BOLESŁAV of Poland, son of LESZKO I "Bialy/the White" Prince of Sandomir and Krakow & his wife Gremislava Ingvarevna of Luck and Dorogobuz [Rurikid] (21 Jun 1226-7 Dec 1279). He succeeded in 1243 as BOLESŁAW V "Wstydliwy/the Modest" Prince of Krakow and Sandomir.
  • 4. ANNA [Agnes] ([1226/27]-). ... m (1243) ROSTISLAV Mikhailovich ex-Prince of Galich, son of MIKHAIL Vsevolodich Grand Prince of Kiev & his wife Maria Romanovna of Galich ([1225]-1263). After the Mongol invasion, he sought refuge with Béla IV King of Hungary, married the king's daughter, and was appointed Ban of Mačva. He assumed the title ROSTISLAV Tsar of the Bulgarians, and was recognised as such by Hungary.
  • 5. ELISABETH (1236-24 Oct 1271, bur Kloster Seligenthal). ... m (1250) HEINRICH von Bayern, son of OTTO II "der Erlauchte" Duke of Bavaria & his wife Agnes von Sachsen [Este] (Landshut 19 Nov 1235-Burghausen 3 Feb 1290, bur Kloster Seligenthal). He succeeded his father in 1253 as HEINRICH I Joint-Duke of Bavaria, jointly with his brother Ludwig II.
  • 6. KONSTANZA. Baumgarten names the wife of Prince Lev and gives her origin citing sources in support[956]. m ([1251/52]) LEV Daniilovich of Galich, son of DANIIL Romanovich Grand Prince of Kiev, King of Galich & his first wife Anna Mstislavna of Novgorod ([1228]-1301). He succeed his uncle in 1269 as LEV King of Galich.
  • 7. ISTVÁN (Dec 1239-1 Aug 1272). ... He succeeded his father in 1270 as ISTVÁN V King of Hungary. - see below.
  • 8. MARGIT "the Younger" (1242-18 Jan 1271). Abbess on the Island of Hares near Ofen, afterwards called Margaret Island, she refused an offer of marriage from Otakar II King of Bohemia[958].
  • 9. IOLANDA [Helena] ([1238/44]-16/17 Jun after 1303). ... m (1250) BOLESŁAW of Poland, son of WŁADYSŁAW Prince of Greater Poland & his wife Hedwig [von Pommerellen] (after 1221-13 Apr 1279). He succeeded in 1247 as BOLESŁAW "Poboźny/the Pious" Prince of Kalisch, until 1249 and 1253.
  • 10. BÉLA ([1245]-1269, bur Gran [Esztergom]). ... m (24/25 Oct 1264) as her first husband, KUNIGUNDE von Brandenburg, daughter of OTTO III Markgraf von Brandenburg [Askanier] & his wife Beatrix [Božena] of Bohemia ([1247/52]-after 8 Jun 1292).
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St. Margaret of Hungary's Timeline

January 27, 1242
Klissza - Klis, Hungary (now Croatia)
January 18, 1271
Age 28
Nyulak szigete (Margit-sziget) / now Budapest