, Adelaide Of Rheinfelden

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Adelaide of Rheinfelden
b: ABT 1065
d: MAY 1090
Adelaide of Rheinfelden (or Adelaide of Swabia) (German: Adelheid) (1060s– May 1090), was the daughter of Rudolf of Rheinfelden; and wife of KingLadislaus I of Hungary. She was a Queen Consort of Hungary.

Adelaide was born circa 1065 to Rudolf of Rheinfelden, duke of Swabia andGerman anti-king, and his second wife, Adelaide of Savoy.[1] Her maternalaunt was Bertha of Savoy, who was married to Henry IV of Germany.

Around 1077/8 Adelaide married Ladislaus I of Hungary, a member of theÁrpád dynasty.[2] Ladislaus agreed to support Rudolf in his struggle forthe throne against Henry IV of Germany. In 1079 Adelaide’s mother died,followed in 1080 by her father, who fell at the Battle of Elster.[1]

In 1081 Pope Gregory VII wrote to Adelaide, urging her to encourage herhusband to support monasteries and be generous to the poor and theweak.[3]

Adelaide and her husband had two children:
Piroska of Hungary (c. 1080 – August 13, 1134), wife of John II, emperorof the Byzantine Empire[1]
Unknown daughter (? – ?), wife of Prince Yaroslav of Volhynia.

Adelaide died in May 1090; her husband outlived her by 5 years. She wasburied in Veszprém, where her gravestone remains.
  • ABT 1065 - Birth -
  • MAY 1090 - Death -
Adelaide of Rheinfelden
ABT 1065 - MAY 1090
Adelaide of Susa
1014/1020 - 19 DEC 1091
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Rudolf of Rheinfelden
Marriage1059to Matilda of Swabia
Marriage1066to Adelaide of Savoy, Duchess of Swabia
FatherKuno of Rheinfelden
PARENT (F) Adelaide of Savoy, Duchess of Swabia
BirthABT 1050/1052
Marriage1066to Rudolf of Rheinfelden
FatherOtto I, Count of Savoy
MotherAdelaide of Susa
FAdelaide of Rheinfelden
BirthABT 1065
DeathMAY 1090
Marriage1077/1078to Ladislaus I of Hungary
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Ladislaus I of Hungary
DeathABT 1095
Marriage1077/1078to Adelaide of Rheinfelden
FatherBéla I of Hungary
MotherRicheza of Poland, Queen of Hungary
PARENT (F) Adelaide of Rheinfelden
BirthABT 1065
DeathMAY 1090
Marriage1077/1078to Ladislaus I of Hungary
FatherRudolf of Rheinfelden
MotherAdelaide of Savoy, Duchess of Swabia
FPiroska of Hungary
BirthABT 1080
Death13 AUG 1134
Marriageto John II Komnenos
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