Hungary: Kings and Queens: 1301-1526

Ruling families: Anjou (1301, 1307-1395); Přemyslid (1301-1305); Wittelsbach (1305-1308); Luxemburg (1387-1437); Habsburg (1437-1439, 1440, 1445-1457, 1458-1463 in dissidence); Jagiellon (1440-1445; 1490-1526); Hunyadi (1458-1490)
Isten kegyelméböl Magyarország királya = Dei gratia Hungariae rex
13 May 1301 - 16 Jul 1342 I. Károly (Károly Róbert) [1]
27 Aug 1301 - 6 Dec 1305 V. László (Vencel) [2]
6 Dec 1305 - ? ? 1308 V. Béla (Ottó) [3]
21 Jul 1342 - 11 Sep 1382 I. Lajos Nagy Lajos
Isten kegyelméböl Magyarország királynő = Dei gratia Hungariae regina
17 Sep 1382 - 31 Dec 1385 Mária
Isten kegyelméböl Magyarország királya = Dei gratia Hungariae rex
31 Dec 1385 - 8 Feb 1386 II. Károly Kis Károly
Isten kegyelméböl Magyarország kyrálynő = Dei gratia Hungariae regina
8 Feb 1386 - 17 May 1395 Mária (x)
Isten kegyelméböl Magyarország királya = Dei gratia Hungariae rex
31 Mar 1387 - 9 Dec 1437 I. Zsigmond
18 or 19 Dec 1437 - 27 Oct 1439 I. Albert (cor. 1 Jan 1438)
Isten kegyelméböl Magyarország kyrálynő = Dei gratia Hungariae regina
27 Oct 1439 - 15 May 1440 Erzsébet [4]
Isten kegyelméböl Magyarország királya = Dei gratia Hungariae rex
15 May 1440 - 16 (?) Dec 1442 V. László Utószülött László
29 Jun 1440 - 10 Nov 1444 I. Ulászló Varnai Ulászló (cor. 17 Jul 1440) [5]
Magyarország nádorispán = Regni Hungariae Palatinus (ex officio)
10 Nov 1444 - ? Mar 1446 Hédervári Lőrinc [6]
Isten kegyelméböl Magyarország királya = Dei gratia Hungariae rex
? Mar 1446 - 23 Nov 1457 V. László Utószülött László (x)
Magyarország nádorispán = Regni Hungariae Palatinus (ex officio)
23 Nov 1457 - 24 Jan 1458 Garai László
Isten kegyelméböl Magyarország királya = Dei gratia Hungariae rex
24 Jan 1458 - 6 Apr 1490 I. Mátyás Korvin Mátyás [7]
Magyarország nádorispán = Regni Hungariae Palatinus (ex officio)
6 Apr 1490 - 15 Jul 1490 office vacant [8]
Isten kegyelméböl Magyarország királya = Dei gratia Hungariae rex
15 Jul 1490 - 13 Mar 1516 II. Ulászló Dobzse László (cor. 19 Sep 1490) [9]
4 Jun 1508 - 29 Aug 1526 II. Lajos (cor. 8 Dec 1522)
Magyarország nádorispán = Regni Hungariae Palatinus (ex officio)
29 Aug 1526 - 10 Nov 1526 Ecsedi Báthory István

[1] Recognized as king by Papal bull 31 May 1303; proclaimed 27 Nov 1308; crowned 15 Jun 1309 and 27 Aug 1310.
[2] Also in Bohemia as King Václav III and Poland as King Wacław III.
[3] Also in Bavaria (Niederbayern) as Duke Otto III.
[4] Designated heiress by her father (I. Zsigmond) and elected queen by the Estates (18 or 19 Dec 1438) along with her husband (I. Albert), she was crowned only as queen consort and never exercised royal authority jointly with I. Albert. After the death of the king, Erzsébet assumed royal authority and continued to exercise her functions as queen regnant until the coronation of her son, V. László.
[5] Elected king by the Estates (29 Jun 1440) in opposition to V. László, in whose minority a faction of his supporters continued to uphold his claim until the end of 1442.
[6] Exercised the royal functions during the absence of king I. Ulászló and in the period when the king was presumed to have survived after the battle in which he was actually killed (10 Nov 1444). Following the confirmation of the death of Ulászló, he continued to exercise the royal functions until the election of V. László.
[7] Isten kegyelméböl Magyarország királya = Dei gratia Hungariae rex (in dissidence)
  17 Feb 1458 - 17 Jul 1463 Frigyes (cor. 4 Mar 1459)
[8] Some of the functions of office are exercised by Nagy-lúcsei Dóczy Orbán egri püspök using a style of ecclesiastical ruler including thezaurarius regius ac in causis in presencia palatinali vertentibus.
[9] The date of coronation (19 Sep 1490) is confirmed by contemporary diplomas (Neumann 2008).
Last updated on: 11 Aug 2016 10:08:28