Barbara Zapolya (fl. 1500)

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Barbara Zapolya (fl. 1500)

Queen of Poland. Name variations: Barbara Zápolya of Hungary; Szapolyai. Flourished in 1500; sister of John or Jan Zapolya, king of Hungary (r. 1526–1540); first wife of Sigismund I the Elder, king of Poland (r. 1506–1548); children:Hedwig of Poland (1513–1573, who married Joachim II, elector of Brandenburg). Sigismund's second wife wasBona Sforza (1493–1557).

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Barbara Zapolya (fl. 1500)

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