John Sigismund Zapolya of Transylvania dies

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Historical Context Note

On the death of John Sigismund Zapolya of Transylvania, the Emperor Maximilian II acquires the prince's possessions in Hungary, but the estates of Transylvania elect Stephen Bathory as their Voivode.
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Editors. "John Sigismund Zapolya of Transylvania dies". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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