Anne of Bohemia and Hungary

Anne of Bohemia and Hungary
Hans Maler - Queen Anne of Hungary and Bohemia - WGA13895.jpg
Portrait by Hans Maler, c. 1519
Queen consort of Germany
Tenure5 January 1531 – 27 January 1547
Queen consort of Bohemia and Hungary
Tenure17 December 1526 – 27 January 1547
Born23 July 1503
Buda, Hungary
Died27 January 1547(1547-01-27) (aged 43)
Prague, Bohemia
BurialSt. Vitus Cathedral
SpouseFerdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor
Issue
HouseJagiellon
FatherVladislaus II of Bohemia and Hungary
MotherAnne of Foix-Candale
ReligionRoman Catholicism

Anna of Bohemia and Hungary (Buda, Hungary, 23 July 1503 – Prague, Bohemia, 27 January 1547), sometimes known as Anna Jagellonica, was Queen of the Romans (Germany), Bohemia and Hungary as the wife of King Ferdinand I, later Holy Roman Emperor.[1]

Family

She was the elder child and only daughter of King Vladislaus II of Bohemia and Hungary (1456–1516) and his third wife Anne of Foix-Candale. She was an older sister of Louis II of Hungary and Bohemia. Her paternal grandparents were King Casimir IV of Poland, Grand Duke of Lithuania, of the Jagiellon dynasty, and Elisabeth of Austria, one of the heiresses of Bohemia, duchy of Luxembourg and duchy of Kujavia. Her maternal grandparents were Gaston de Foix, Count of Candale and Catherine de Foix, Infanta of the Kingdom of Navarre.[citation needed]

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