Cunegunde (1465–1520)

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Cunegunde (1465–1520)

Duchess of Bavaria. Name variations: Cunigunde, Kunigunde. Born on March 16, 1465, in Wiener Neustadt; died on August 8, 1520, in Munich; daughter of Eleanor of Portugal (1434–1467) and Frederick III, king of Germany and Holy Roman emperor (r. 1440–1493); sister of Maximilian I, Holy Roman emperor (r. 1493–1519); married Albert II, duke of Bavaria.