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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.

AncestryEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

SourcesEdit

  • 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
1273–1281
with Theodora Palaiologina (1273–1281)
Succeeded by
Theodora Palaiologina