Frederick II, Count of Celje

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Frederick II, Count of Celje
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Frederick II, Count of Celje
BornJanuary 17, 1379
Died(1454-06-13)June 13, 1454
Žovnek Castle
Spouse(s)Elizabeth of Frankapan, Veronika of Desenice
FatherHermann II, Count of Cilli
MotherAnna of Schaunberg

Frederick II (Slovene: Friderik II. Celjski; German: Friedrich II Graf von Cilli) (17 January 1379 – 13 or 20 June 1454) was a Count of Celje and Ban of Croatia, Slavonia and Dalmatia.

Early life[edit]

Frederick was the son of Hermann II, Count of Celje and his wife Anna of Schaunberg.


Frederick II married Elizabeth of Frankopan and after her death in 1422, Veronika of Desenice.[1] The famous Eberhard Windbeck chronicle gives a detailed report on the circumstances of Elizabeth of Frankopan's death, which in the chronicle is described as murder and placed in the year 1424.[2]

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