Sigismund of Luxembourg (15 February 1368 – 9 December 1437) was a monarch who as King of Hungary and Croatia (jure uxoris) from 1387, King of Germany from 1410, King of Bohemia from 1419, and Holy Roman Emperor from 1433 until his death in 1437, as well as prince-elector of Brandenburg (1378–1388 and 1411–1415).
Sigismund von Luxemburg (* 15.Februar 1368 in der Reichsstadt Nürnberg; † 9. Dezember 1437 in Znaim, Mähren), auch Siegmund oder Sigmund (tschechisch Zikmund Lucemburský, kroatisch Žigmund Luksemburški, ungarisch Luxemburgi Zsigmond), stammte aus dem Hause der Luxemburger.
Sigismund was the son of King John III of Sweden and his first wife, Catherine Jagiellon, daughter of King Sigismund I of Poland. Elected monarch of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth in 1587, he sought to unify Poland and Sweden under one Catholic kingdom, and when he succeeded his deceased father in 1592 the Polish–Swedish union was created.
Brandenburg-Prussia ... Albert Frederick's then 14-year-old daughter Anna married the son of Joachim Frederick of Hohenzollern-Brandenburg, John Sigismund.
In 1512, Sigismund married Barbara Zápolya (d. 1515), a Hungarian noblewoman, with whom he had two daughters: Electress Hedwig of Brandenburg (15 March 1513 – 7 February 1573), wed 1535 Joachim II Hector, Elector of Brandenburg; Anna (1 July 1515 – 8 May 1520). In 1517, Sigismund married Bona Sforza, with whom he had two sons and four ...
In den Wirren des Dreißigjährigen Krieges als Sohn des Kurfürsten Georg Wilhelm und der pfälzischen Prinzessin Elisabeth Charlotte geboren, musste Friedrich Wilhelm von Brandenburg sein Leben vom Frühjahr 1627 bis zum Sommer 1634 hinter den Mauern der sicheren Festung Küstrin mit seinem Erzieher Johann Friedrich von Kalkum genannt Leuchtmar verbringen.
Strife with Sigismund (1392–95) Jadwiga's brother-in-law, Sigismund, who had been crowned King of Hungary, started negotiations with the Teutonic Knights about partitioning Poland in early 1392. Jadwiga met Mary in Stará Ľubovňa in May and returned to Kraków only in early July.