Elizabeth of Hungary, Saint

Elizabeth of Hungary, Saint
Elizabeth of Hungary, Saint
Also called St. Elizabeth of Thuringia. Biographical article on the princess, widow, Third Order Franciscan, who died in 1231

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  • Elizabeth of Hungary, Saint — born 1207, probably Pressburg, Hung. died Nov. 17, 1231, Marburg, Thuringia; canonized 1235; feast day November 17 Princess of Hungary canonized for her devotion to the poor. She married Louis IV of Thuringia, who died of plague in 1227 en route… …   Universalium

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  • Elizabeth of Hungary — (1207–31)    Saint and Monarch.    Elizabeth was the daughter of King Andrew of Hungary and she was married, at the age of fourteen, to King Ludwig IV of Thuringia. Her husband died in 1227 and she moved to Marburg where she became a member of… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • St. Elizabeth of Hungary —     St. Elizabeth of Hungary     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Elizabeth of Hungary     Also called St. Elizabeth of Thuringia, born in Hungary, probably at Pressburg, 1207; died at Marburg, Hesse, 17 November (not 19 November), 1231.     She was …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Order of St Elizabeth of Hungary — Reverend Mother Elizabeth (detail) painted by John Collier The Order of St Elizabeth of Hungary was an Anglican order of nuns in the Franciscan tradition, founded in London in 1916. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church (New York City) — Church of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Photographed in 2009 General information Architectural style Gothic Revival …   Wikipedia

  • Elizabeth — /i liz euh beuhth/, n. 1. Douay Bible. Elisabeth. 2. (Elizaveta Petrovna) 1709 62, empress of Russia 1741 62 (daughter of Peter the Great). 3. (Pauline Elizabeth Ottilie Luise, Princess of Wied) ( Carmen Sylva ) 1843 1916, queen of Rumania 1881… …   Universalium

  • Hungary — /hung geuh ree/, n. a republic in central Europe. 9,935,774; 35,926 sq. mi. (93,050 sq. km). Cap.: Budapest. Hungarian, Magyarország. * * * Hungary Introduction Hungary Background: Hungary was part of the polyglot Austro Hungarian Empire, which… …   Universalium

  • Saint — 1347 80, Italian ascetic and mystic. died A.D. 731, pope 715 731. died A.D. 741, pope 731 741. died A.D. 352, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 337 352. died A.D. 683, Sicilian ecclesiastic: pope 682 683. died A.D. 855, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 847… …   Universalium

  • saint — saintless, adj. /saynt/, n. 1. any of certain persons of exceptional holiness of life, formally recognized as such by the Christian Church, esp. by canonization. 2. a person of great holiness, virtue, or benevolence. 3. a founder, sponsor, or… …   Universalium

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