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John Zápolya refers to a father and son who were kings of Hungary in the 16th century. This is a list of all rulers of Hungary since Árpád. ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ...


John I Zápolya (Zápolya/Szapolyai János in Hungarian) was the king of Hungary between 1526 and 1540. Events January 14 - Treaty of Madrid. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ...


Zápolya was the leader of groups of Hungarian nobles claiming no foreign ruler should be chosen King of Hungary (the foreign pretender was Ferdinand of Habsburg). Zápolya claimed the throne with support of many Hungarian nobles, and later the Ottoman Sultan. In this, Zapolya was centuries ahead of his time in expressing the desire for self rule, and independance from outside rulers, which ultimately resulted in a free Hungary. He is widely regarded as a hero in his native Hungary, despite the association with the Ottomans which tainted him at the time. Ferdinand I Habsburg Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (March 10, 1503 – July 27, 1564) was one of the Habsburg emperors that at various periods during his life ruled over Austria, Germany, Bohemia and Hungary. ... Habsburg (sometimes spelled Hapsburg, but never so in official use) was one of the major ruling houses of Europe. ... The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power Imperial motto El Muzaffer Daima The Ever Victorious (as written in tugra) Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital İstanbul (Constantinople/Asitane/Konstantiniyye ) Sovereigns Sultans of the Osmanli Dynasty Population ca 40 million Area 6. ... A sultan (Arabic: سلطان) is an Islamic monarch ruling under the terms of shariah. ...


Zápolya's wife Isabel (Izabella in Hungarian) claimed the throne after John's death in the period of 1556-1559. Events January 16 - Abdication of Emperor Charles V. His son, Philip II becomes King of Spain, while his brother Ferdinand becomes Holy Roman Emperor January 23 - The Shaanxi earthquake, the deadliest earthquake in history, occurs with its epicenter in Shaanxi province, China. ... Events January 15 - Elizabeth I of England is crowned in Westminster Abbey. ...


John II Sigismund Zápolya (Zápolya/Szapolyai János Zsigmond in Hungarian) was the son of John Zápolya and the king of Hungary from 1540-1571. He was also the Prince of Transylvania (Erdély in Hungarian). Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Events January 11 - Austrian nobility is granted Freedom of religion. ... Transylvania ( Romanian: Transilvania or Ardeal, Hungarian: Erdély, German: Siebenbürgen, Serbian: Transilvanija, Turkish: Erdel, Slovak: Sedmohradsko or Transylvania, Polish: Siedmiogród) is a historic region that forms the western and the central parts of Romania. ...


 
 

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