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Nicholas Garai Pozsonyi, I

Croatian: Nikola Gorjanski, I, Hungarian: Miklos Garai Pozsonyi, I
Death: Died in Diakóvár - Đakovo, Verőce vármegye (present Općina Đakovo- Osijek-Baranja County), Magyarország - Hungary (present Croatia)
Immediate Family:

Son of Andras I /Andrija I Garai /Gorjanski and kći Ladislava od Nevne Garai /Gorjanski
Husband of NN NN
Father of Nikola / Miklos / Nicholas II Garay / Garai / Gorjanski, II; Ilona /Jelena Garai; János Garai; Dorottya - Doroteja Garai - Gorjanska; Erzsébet Garai and 1 other
Brother of Pavao II Garai /Gorjanski

Occupation: nádor
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About Nicholas Garai Pozsonyi, I

Wikipedia Nicholas I Garay (Croatian: Nikola I Gorjanski, Hungarian: Garai Miklós I), Croatia of Gorjani/Gara, form city Đakovo, the chief governor of Bratislava, (died 25 July 1386) was a palatine to the King of Hungary (1375–1385). He was Palatine of Pozsony and he was Count of Pozsony (1376–1377); Count of Baranya (1355); and Duke of Mаčva (1359–1375). Nicholas I Garay is most famous because he courageously defended his cousin and sovereign, Queen Mary of Hungary, and her mother, Elizabeth of Bosnia, from the Horvat brothers who were sent to kidnap them and he was beheaded in the process on 25 July 1386.

Marriages and children

He had five children:

  1. Nicholas (1367-1433), his successor
  2. John (born c. 1371, died before 9 April 1428), Count of Temes (1402–1417), Count of Pozsega (1411-1417) and Ban of Ozora, married Hedwig of Plock and fathered Queen Dorothea of Bosnia
  3. Helen (fl 1424-39), who married Miklós Széchy de Fesõlendva before 1398
  4. Dorothea, who married Nicolo Frangipane, Ban (Viceroy) of Croatia and Dalmatia, Count of Veglia, Senj and Modrus 21 April 1425.
  5. Elizabeth m. Simon Szécsényi (+1412), Országbíró (from EuWeb)

See also


Category:Hungarian nobility Category:Croatian nobility Category:1386 deaths


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Nicholas Garai Pozsonyi, I's Timeline

Age 27
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July 25, 1386
Age 46
Diakóvár - Đakovo, Verőce vármegye (present Općina Đakovo- Osijek-Baranja County), Magyarország - Hungary (present Croatia)
Age 46