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Sigismund , Holy Roman Emperor
b.14 Feb 1368
d.9 Dec 1437
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Name Sigismund , Holy Roman Emperor
Alt Name Sigismund
Gender Male
Birth[1] 14 Feb 1368
Marriage 1385 Zvolen Castle
to Mary of Hungary
Death[1] 9 Dec 1437


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Sigismund of Luxemburg (14 February 1368 – 9 December 1437) was King of Hungary and Croatia from 1387, King of Bohemia from 1419, and Holy Roman Emperor for four years from 1433 until 1437, the last male member of the House of Luxemburg. He was also King of Italy from 1431, and of Germany from 1411. Sigismund was one of the driving forces behind the Council of Constance that ended the Papal Schism, but which in the end also led to the Hussite Wars that dominated the later period of Sigismund's life. He was buried in Nagyvárad, Kingdom of Hungary (now Oradea, Romania) next to the tomb of the King Saint Ladislaus I of Hungary.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   Sigismund de Luxembourg, Holy Roman Emperor, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.