Béla I "the Boxer", King of Hungary

Béla I "the Boxer", King of Hungary

Male Abt 1016 - 1063  (~ 47 years)

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  • Name Béla I  
    • Béla's baptismal name was Adalbert. [4, 6]
    Born Abt 1016  [7
    Moved To 1031  Poland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Moved To 1048  Hungary Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Rebellion Abt 1057  [6
    Reign From 1060 to 1063  [3, 4, 6
    Crowned 6 Dec 1060  Székesfehérvár, Central Transdanubia, Hungary Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 11 Sep 1063  Hungary Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Web References 2019 
    Buried Szekszárd Abbey, Szekszárd, Hungary Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Person ID I3314  | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2021 

    Father Ladislas I "the Blind", King of Hungary,   d. Abt 1040 
    Mother Premyslava of Kiev,   b. Abt 980,   d. 1018  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Family ID F2711  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Richeza, Princess of Hungary  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Married Between 1039 and 1043  [6, 7
    Age at Marriage He was 23 years - She was ?? 
    Children 
    +1. Géza I of Hungary,   b. Abt 1044,   d. 24 Apr 1077  (Age ~ 33 years)
    +2. Ladislas I of Hungary "the Saint", King of Hungary,   b. Abt 1040,   d. 29 Jul 1095  (Age ~ 55 years)
     3. Duke Lampert of Hungary,   b. Aft 1050,   d. Abt 1095  (Age ~ 44 years)
     4. Helena of Hungary,   b. Aft 1050,   d. Abt 1091  (Age ~ 40 years)
     5. daughter of Béla
     6. Lanka
    +7. Sophia, Princess of Hungary,   b. Aft 1050,   d. 18 Jun 1095  (Age ~ 44 years)
     8. Euphemia,   b. Aft 1050,   d. 18 Jun 1095  (Age ~ 44 years)
    Last Modified 24 Dec 2020 
    Family ID F2710  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - He left Hungary, together with his brothers, Levente and Andrew, after the execution of their father, Vazul. Béla settled in Poland - 1031 - Poland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - He returned to his homeland upon the invitation of his brother Andrew, who had in the meantime been crowned King of Hungary. Andrew assigned the administration of the so-called ducatus or "duchy", which encompassed around one-third of the territory of the Kingdom of Hungary, to Béla. - 1048 - Hungary Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCrowned - He ordered that "the wives and sons and all the property of all those who had followed" his nephew to Germany "should be protected and kept safe and sound",[41] which induced many of Solomon's partisans to reconcile themselves to Béla's rule and return to Hungary. - 6 Dec 1060 - Székesfehérvár, Central Transdanubia, Hungary Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Sep 1063 - Hungary Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Szekszárd Abbey, Szekszárd, Hungary Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Béla I of Hungary
    Béla I of Hungary

  • Sources 
    1. [S310] Moriarty, G. Andrews. The Descent of the Plantagenet Kings from the Holy Roman Emperors, (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume CI, January 1947), Secondary Source.

    2. [S1470] Moriarty, G. Andrews. Descents from the Grand Princes of Kiev , (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist, volume 28, April 1952), Secondary Source.

    3. [S60] Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa Fourth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002), Secondary Source.

    4. [S1454] von Redlich, D. R. Marcellus. "The Descent of Queen Philippa, Wife of King Edward III of England From the Royal Hungarian House of Arpád" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XCVI, April 1942), Secondary Source.

    5. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982), Secondary Source.

    6. [S304] Wikipedia, Secondary Source.
      Béla I of Hungary

    7. [S304] Wikipedia, Secondary Source.
      Richeza of Poland, Queen of Hungary



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