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When and where was Saint Elizabeth of Hungary born?

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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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Why did St. Elizabeth Of Hungary want to become a nun?

After the death of her husband Louis IV, she took vows similar to those of a nun but never became a nun herself.
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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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What is St. Elizabeth the patron-saint of?

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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)

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)

What did Saint Elizabeth of Hungary do to make herself a saint?

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 celibate and no (MORE)