Person:Peter Orseolo of Hungary (1)

Peter Orseolo of Hungary abt 1010 and 1015
  1. Peter Orseolo of HungaryAbt 1010 & 1015 - 1046
  2. Frowiza Orseolo1015 - 1071
Facts and Events
Name Peter Orseolo of Hungary
Gender Male
Birth[1] bet abt 1010 and 1015
Marriage to Judith of Schweinfurt
Death[1] 1046
Alt Death[1] 30 Aug 1059
Reference Number? Q314218?

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Peter Orseolo, or Peter the Venetian (; 1010 or 1011 – 1046, or late 1050s), was King of Hungary twice. He first succeeded his uncle, King Stephen I, in 1038. His favoritism towards his foreign courtiers caused an uprising which ended with his 1041 deposition. Peter was restored in 1044 by Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor. He accepted the Emperor's suzerainty during his second reign, which ended in 1046 after a pagan uprising. Hungarian chronicles are unanimous that Peter was executed by order of his successor, Andrew I, but the chronicler Cosmas of Prague's reference to his alleged marriage around 1055 suggests that he may also have survived his second deposition.

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