Béla IV , King of Hungary

M, (1206 - 3 May 1270)
Father-Biological*Andrew II , King of Hungary b. c 1177, d. 21 Sep 1235
Mother-Biological*Gertrude of Merania b. c 1185, d. 28 Sep 1213
Family Lines
Boudreau Line
Last Edited=13 May 2023
     Béla IV , King of Hungary was born in 1206.1,2,3 He was the son of Andrew II , King of Hungary and Gertrude of Merania. He restored the authority of the crown and removed his father's advisors, replacing them with men of integrity and good will.1,3

Béla IV , King of Hungary married Maria Laskarina, daughter of Theodore I Komnenos Lascaris , Emperor of the East and Anna Angelina, circa 1218.1,4,3 Béla was crowned the King of Hungary in 1235.1 The Mongol horde attacked Hungary laying it to waste in 1241. Despite King Béla's heroic resistance, all of Hungary would have been lost, except that the horde was withdrawn. Once free of this threat, he set about rebuilding Hungary.3 Béla became, in 1254, the Duke of Styria.1 He died on 3 May 1270 at Hungary.1,2,3

Compeller's Notes:
Marriage Date: Redlich (1942) gives Maria and Béla's marriage as about 1224.3

Child of Béla IV , King of Hungary and Maria Laskarina


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