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Adelaide of Hungary

Adelaide of Hungary

Duchess consort of Bohemia
The basics
Quick Facts
Gender female
Birth January 1, 1040
Death January 27, 1062 (Prague, Duchy of Bohemia)
Family
Mother: Anastasia of Kiev
Father: Andrew I of Hungary
Siblings: SolomonKing of HungaryGeorge
Spouse: Vratislaus II of Bohemia
Children: Judith of BohemiaBretislaus IIDuke of Bohemia
The details
Biography

Adelaide of Hungary (c. 1040 – 27 January 1062) was the only daughter of King Andrew I of Hungary of the Árpád dynasty and Anastasia of Kiev. She was the second wife of Vratislav II of Bohemia, whom she married in 1058. She was a good dynastic match for Vratislav, as he profited from the alliance with her father. They had four children, including Bretislaus II of Bohemia and Judith of Bohemia. Vratislav became duke in 1061 after death of his brother, thus Adelaide was duchess for only a short time before her death early in 1062.

Her husband remarried shortly after her death to Świętosława of Poland and was later crowned as the first King of Bohemia in 1085.

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