Brandeburgi Katalin

                   (1604 - 1649)

         

  Daughter of Brandeburgi the elector, and 

second wife of Bethlen Gábor. After the 

great count's 

death the young 

widow ruled over 

the country for only 

a few months, and 

even during that 

time, there was a 

governor next to 

her chosen by the 

parliament, and in the meantime begun 

to grow the interferes, of the 

principality's counsel, into the governing. 

  She didn't know much about the local 

  

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relations, she didn't speak Hungarian, she 

didn't understand the way of governing, 

and she was influenced all the time by her 

favorites, finally she resigned in 1630 with 

the only condition, that she's allowed to 

keep the gifts given to her by her husband, 

and the from her husband remained 

heritage.

  From Transylvania, at first, she moves to 

Hungary, and became catholic, then she 

become a Saxon duke's wife. 

   

   

   

   

    

    

        

           

      

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