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Anna of Hungary (Byzantine empress)

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Anna of Hungary (c. 1260 – 1281) was a Princess of Hungary and Croatia, the daughter of Stephen V of Hungary and Elizabeth the Cuman.[1]

On 8 November 1273, Anna married Andronikos II Palaiologos.[1]

According to George Pachymeres, the couple had two children:

Anna died before her husband became senior emperor in 1282. However every Palaiologos emperor to the Fall of Constantinople in 1453 descended from her through her son Michael.



  1. ^ a b Previte-Orton 1962, p. 922.
  2. ^ Giannouli 2013, p. 206.


  • Giannouli, Antonia (2013). "Coronation Speeches in the Palaiologan Period". In Beihammer, Alexander; Constantinou, Stavroula; Parani, Maria (eds.). Court Ceremonies and Rituals of Power in Byzantium and the Medieval Mediterranean. Brill.
  • Previte-Orton, C.W. (1962). The Shorter Cambridge Medieval History. II. Cambridge at the University Press.
Anna of Hungary (Byzantine empress)
Born: c. 1260 Died: 1281
Royal titles
Preceded by
Theodora Palaiologina
Byzantine Empress
with Theodora Palaiologina (1273–1281)
Succeeded by
Theodora Palaiologina