Balog (genus)

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Genus (gens) Balog
Balogh Nagycímer.jpg
Country Kingdom of Hungary
Founded c. 1046
Founder Altmann von Friedberg
Cadet branches House of Baloghy
House of Szécsi
House of Derencsényi
House of Atfy

Balog or Balogh was a medieval family or clan (Latin generatio) of Hungarian nobles which is believed to have been founded by the German knight Altmann von Friedberg, somewhat around 1046, when he settled in the Kingdom of Hungary. The family branches spread over time all throughout the Kingdom of Hungary and within the Austrian Empire and Austro-Hungarian Monarchy during the centuries. Notable members:

Notable families deriving their ancestry from the Balog:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Derencsényi family". Genealogy.EU. 
  2. ^ "Széchy family". Genealogy.EU. 
  3. ^ Balogh, Gábor. "Mankó Bük family". RootsWeb. 
  4. ^ "BARS VÁRMEGYE NEMES CSALÁDAI". BARS VÁRMEGYE NEMES CSALÁDAI. Irta dr. ifj. Reiszig Ede.