Alliance between Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I and Vladislav II of Bohemia

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Historical Context Note

At the Congress of Vienna Maximilian I, Sigismund I of Poland and Ladislas II of Hungary settle points at issue between Poland and the Empire and the succession to the throne of Hungary. Maximilian's grand-daughter Mary is to marry Louis, Prince of Hungary, Ladislas's son, and his grandson Ferdinand to marry Anne Jagiello, heiress to Bohemia and Hungary (as a result of this compact on Louis's death, the Hapsburgs acquire Bohemia and Hungary).

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Editors. "Alliance between Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I and Vladislav II of Bohemia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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