Sigismund II of Poland (1520-1572)

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Sigismund II Augustus Jagiellon of Poland, King of Poland, Grand Duke of Lithuania, was born 1 August 1520 in Kraków to Sigismund Jagiellon (1467-1548) and Bona Sforza (1494-1557) and died 7 July 1572 in Knyszyn of unspecified causes. He married Elisabeth of Austria (1526-1545) 5 May 1543 . He married Barbara Radziwiłł (1520-1551) 1547 . He married Catharine of Austria (1533-1572) 23 June 1553 . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Henry II of England (1133-1189), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Belarus, France, Bohemia, the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, Slovakia, Slovenia, Russia, Switzerland, Ukraine, Byzantium, the Czech Republic, Italy, Hungary, the Netherlands, Spain, the Byzantine Empire, Portugal, England.

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