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Gorjanski (Hungarian: Garay) were a noble family in the Kingdom of Hungary, with notable members in the 14th and 15th centuries. The name means lord of Gorja / Gara, their estate. Noble can refer to a member of the nobility a Noble gas or Noble is a British automobile manufacturer. ... The Kingdom of Hungary is the name of a multiethnic kingdom that existed in Central Europe from 1000 to 1918. ...

Nicholas Gorjanski (Croatian: Nikola Gorjanski, Hungarian: Garay Miklós), the chief governor of Bratislava, was a palatine to the King of Hungary. Bratislava - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... The palatine (Latin: comes palatii, comes palatinus, later: palatinus (regni), Hungarian: nádorispán/ nádor, Slovak: nádvorný župan/ nádvorný špán, later: palatín / nádvorník, German: Palatin) was the highest dignitary in the Kingdom of Hungary after the king (a kind of powerful prime minister and supreme judge) from the kingdoms rise up...

His first son John was the governor of Temes and Pozsega banates. His second son Nicholas II was the ban of Mačva, Usora, Soli, Slavonia, Croatia and married to Jelena Lazarević, daughter of Serbian Prince Lazar. Nicholas II's granddaughter Anna was engaged to Matthias Corvinus. Bacs-Bodrog, Szerem, Torontal, Temes and Krasso-Szoreny counties after 1881 Temes (Hungarian, in Romanian: Timiş, in Serbian: Tamiš) is the name of administrative county (comitatus) of the historic Kingdom of Hungary. ... Map of the county within Croatia-Slavonia, Kingdom of Hungary Pozsega is the name of a historic administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary, an autonomous region Croatia-Slavonia. ... Ban was a title used in some states in central and south-eastern Europe between the 9th century and the 20th century. ... Categories: Serbia and Montenegro geography stubs | Serbia ... Soli is an ancient city on the island of Cyprus, located west of Kyrenia. ... Slavonia is a region in eastern Croatia. ... The Republic of Croatia is a crescent-shaped country in Europe bordering the Mediterranean, Central Europe and the Balkans. ... Prince Lazar, Photo courtesy of [http://www. ... Matthias Corvinus (Mátyás in Hungarian), (February 23, 1443 (?) - April 6, 1490) was one of the greatest Kings of Hungary, ruling between 1458 and 1490. ...

Nicholas I also married his daughters well: Ilona was married to the magnate Nicholas Szechy, and Dorothea married Nicholas Frankopan, ban of Croatia and Dalmatia. The Frankopans are a Croatian-Dalmatian noble family. ...

Nicholas' uncle Paul (Croatian: Pavle, Hungarian: Pál), was also a ban of Mačva. His successors to this position were his son-in-law John Alsáni and his grandson Paul Alsáni. His son Paul Bánfi de Gara was the governor of Zala, as was his other son Stephen and in turn his son Paul, whose son Dezső was another ban of Mačva. Zala is the name of an administrative county (comitatus or megye) in present Hungary, and also in the former Kingdom of Hungary. ...

External links

  • http://genealogy.euweb.cz/hung/garai.html
  • http://worldroots.com/brigitte/theroff/balkan.htm

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