Barbara Zápolya

Barbara Zápolya

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Death 2 Oct 1515 (aged 19–20)
Kraków, Małopolskie, Poland
Burial Kraków, Miasto Kraków, Małopolskie, Poland
Memorial ID 96205591 · View Source
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Queen of Poland and Grand Duchess of Lithuania as the first wife of the king of Poland Sigismund I. the Old. She was the daughter of a Hungarian noble, Stefan Zápolya, and Polish princess Hedwig of Cieszyn.Barbara was a younger sister of future King of Hungary János Zápolya (1487-1540).

Barbara was the mother of Electress Hedwig of Brandenburg (1513-1573) and another daughter, Anna (1515-1520). After Barbara's death, Sigismund ordered the construction of the Sigismund's Chapel at Wawel Castle, where she was buried


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  • Created by: Holy Grail
  • Added: 29 Aug 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 96205591
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Barbara Zápolya (1495–2 Oct 1515), Find a Grave Memorial no. 96205591, citing Wawel Cathedral, Kraków, Miasto Kraków, Małopolskie, Poland ; Maintained by Holy Grail (contributor 46607480) .