Yolanda of Gnesen (d. 1299)

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Yolanda of Gnesen (d. 1299)

Hungarian saint. Name variations: Helen of Gnesen, duchess of Kalish. Died in 1299; daughter of Bela IV, king of Hungary (r. 1235–1270), and Salome of Hungary ([1201–c. 1270] or possibly Maria Lascaris ); niece of Elizabeth of Hungary (1207–1231); married Boleslaus, duke of Kalish.

Following the death of her husband in 1279, Yolanda of Gnesen entered the order of St. Clare at Sandeck. She later became abbess of the Poor Clares at Gnesen where she died in 1299. Her feast day is June 15.

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