Stephen Zápolya

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Stephen Zápolya (Hungarian: Szapolyai István; died on 23 December 1499), was Palatine of the Kingdom of Hungary between 1492 and 1499.[1]

He married Polish princess Hedwig of Cieszyn on 11 August 1483 (his second marriage), by whom he had four children:

He was buried in the Zápolya family vault on the Szepes chapter house.


  1. ^ Markó 2006, p. 252.


  • Engel, Pál (2001). The Realm of St Stephen: A History of Medieval Hungary, 895–1526. I.B. Tauris Publishers. ISBN 1-86064-061-3.
  • Markó, László (2006). A magyar állam főméltóságai Szent Istvántól napjainkig: Életrajzi Lexikon [Great Officers of State in Hungary from King Saint Stephen to Our Days: A Biographical Encyclopedia] (in Hungarian). Helikon Kiadó. ISBN 963-547-085-1.
  • Kubinyi, András (2008). Matthias Rex. Balassi Kiadó. ISBN 978-963-506-767-1.
Born: ?  Died: 23 December 1499
Political offices
Title last held by
Emeric Zápolya
Palatine of Hungary
Succeeded by
Peter Geréb