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When and where was Saint Elizabeth of Hungary born?

Saint Elizabeth was born in 1207 in the royal palace at Pozsony, in what is now Bratislava, overlooking the Danube River.
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Did Saint Elizabeth of Hungary have any siblings?

Elizabeth may have had other sinlings but her biographies only mention one brither. Elizabeth's brother succeeded his father on the throne of Hungary as Bela IV.
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When was Saint Elizabeth of Hungary canonized?

Elizabeth was canonized on May 27, 1235, by Pope Gregory IX at Perugia, Italy. She was cannonized on Pentecost Sunday 1235
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Who is the patron saint of Hungary?

  The patron of Hungary is St. Stephen (in Hungarian Istvan). He was the first king of Hungary and he was sainted in 1038 by Laszlo I.   The feast of St. Stephen is on (MORE)

Facts about Hungary

Hungary is a country with a vast amount of history, and a lot of culture. It has existed in one form or another for over a thousand years, and today it plays a role on the wor (MORE)

Four Famous Catholic Women Saints

The lives of these women saints, officially named by the Catholic Church as examples of holiness and virtue, have inspired Catholic women for generations. (MORE)

Hungarian Food

Hungarian food is some of the most unique and delectable cuisine in the world. It consists of a variety of meats, vegetables, fruits, and cheeses. Although these are not neces (MORE)

The Life of Elizabeth Fry

Those who have lived or traveled to the UK may know Elizabeth Fry as the lady depicted on the Bank of England's blue 5 pound notes. However, anyone familiar with history will (MORE)

The Changing Fortunes in the Life of Elizabeth of York

English history is peopled with many notable women that made significant contributions to the empire. Elizabeth of York was born a royal princess and went on to be the sister (MORE)
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What were the miracles of St. Elizabeth of Hungary?

Miracles were not required for declaring a person a saint in the early years of Chrisitianity. The person would have been declared a saint by popular acclamation to a bish (MORE)

Why did Saint Elizabeth of Hungary become a saint?

Saint Elizabeth became a saint because she donated a lot of her money to the poor. She built houses, and founded a lot of hospitals and helped a lot of helpless children, espe (MORE)
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What was St. Elizabeth the patron saint of?

St. Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist, is the patron saint of: •expectant mothers •Fulda, Germany, diocese of •pregnant women
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What did Saint Elizabeth of Hungary do to make herself a saint?

Answer   St. Elizabeth (Elizabeth of Hungary) donated a large part of her money to the poor, built hospitals, and after the death of her husband made vows to remain celib (MORE)
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Where did Saint Elizabeth of Hungary die?

She died on November 17, 1231 (aged 24) at Marburg, Landgraviate of  Thuringia, Holy Roman Empire (modern-day Hesse, Germany).
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