Maria (fl. 995–1025)

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Maria (fl. 995–1025)

Dogaressa of Venice . Name variations: Maria Arpad; Maria of Hungary. Flourished between 995 and 1025; daughter of Geza (d. 997), prince of Hungary (r. 970–997), and Sarolta (fl. 900s); sister of Judith of Hungary and King Stephen I of Hungary (d. 1038); married Otto Orseolo, doge of Venice; children: Peter (d. 1046), king of Hungary (r. 1038–1041, 1041–1046).