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Sorgo (family)
The SORGO (in Italian ); known as Sorkočević in Serbo-Croatian) were a noble family of the Republic of Ragusa
Republic of Ragusa
. CONTENTS * 1 Name * 2 History * 3 Genealogy (Austrian branch) * 4 The Mirošević-Sorkočević family * 5 Notable members * 6 Gallery * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 Sources NAMEKnown as di/de Sorgo, Surgo, Sorco and Surco in Italian, their name is derived from sorghum . HISTORYAccording to the Annals, the Sorgo was a grain-trading and ship-owning family who immigrated from Albania via Kotor
Kotor
in 1272, and were ennobled in 1292 after bringing sorghum during a famine. They hailed from the Cape of Rodon
Cape of Rodon
(di Redoni d' Albania antichi), according to a later entry in the Annals. However, "Vita de Dobroslavo", the progenitor, is mentioned in 1253, and died before 1281. Vita had seven sons and two daughters
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House Of Hrvatinić
The HRVATINIć was a medieval noble house with traditional domain in Donji Kraji in western Bosnia , that served the Kingdom of Croatia (fl. 1299–1322), the Banate of Bosnia and Kingdom of Bosnia (1325–88), and finally the Ottoman Empire (1472–76). It rose to prominence in the second half of the 14th century, and attained its peak under magnate Hrvoje Vukčić Hrvatinić (1350–1416), who also held large parts of Dalmatia . It's eponymous founder was Hrvatin (fl. 1299–1304), a count of Donji Kraji and vassal of Croatian magnate Paul I Šubić of Bribir . Hrvatin's sons was part of a coalition of nobles that revolted against Mladen II Šubić of Bribir in 1316–17. Between 1322 and 1325 the family submitted to the Kotromanić dynasty of the Banate of Bosnia . In 1363, the Hrvatinić supported Tvrtko against Hungary, after which they rose to prominence in the region. In ca. 1387, while loyal to Tvrtko, they supported the Croats against Sigismund
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House Of Garay
GARAI or GARAY (Croatian : Gorjanski) were a Hungarian-Croatian noble family, a branch of the Dorozsma (Durusma) clan, with notable members in the 14th and 15th centuries. They were lords of Csesznek . CONTENTS * 1 Origin * 2 Notable members * 2.1 "Palatine" branch * 2.2 "Bánfi" branch * 3 Family tree * 3.1 Common ancestors * 3.2 "Palatine" branch * 3.3 "Bánfi" branch * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 Sources * 7 External links ORIGINThe family was descended from the Dorozsma kindred. Béla, Duke of Slavonia , granted the eponymous domain of Gara in Valkó County (now Gorjani in Croatia) to Comes John and his brother, Stephen, in 1269. The charter of grant mentioned that Stephen was the duke's swordbearer. Stephen's sons, Andrew and Paul, were the ancestors of the two branches of the family. Andrew, the founder of the "Palatine" branch, did not hold offices. He married an unnamed daughter of Ladislaus Nevnai and Yolanda Kórógyi
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House Of Ilok
The ÚJLAKI FAMILY (Croatian : Iločki; Croatian pronunciation: ), in old sources de Illoch, de Wylak, de Voilack etc., Hungarian : Újlaki) was a Croatian –Hungarian noble family , descended in the male line from Gug (in some sources Göge), a member of the lower nobility in the region of Lower Slavonia
Slavonia
during the 13th century. The Újlaki or Iločki, meaning "those of Ilok
Ilok
" (Hungarian : Újlak), rose to be a powerful and influential family in the Kingdom of Hungary and Croatia during the period in the Late Middle Ages history marked by dynastic struggles for the possession of the throne and the Ottoman wars in Europe that affected the country. Notable members of the family were Bans of Croatia
Bans of Croatia
, Voivodes of Transylvania , Palatines of Hungary , ispáns/župans (counts) , king's chamberlains and king's chief retainers
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Kačić Noble Family
The KAčIć family (Croatian : Kačići, Hungarian : Kacsics, Latin : Cacich) was one of the most influential Croatian noble families, and was one of the Croatian "twelve noble tribes" described in the Pacta conventa and Supetar Cartulary . The historical sources refer to members of this family as nobles in the area of the Luka županija in the Zadar -Biograd hinterland (12th–16th centuries), as the lords (knezes ) of Omiš (12th and 13th centuries), and as the lords of the Makarska Riviera (15th and 16th centuries). Another prominent branch of the family was part of the Hungarian nobility. Family members of the Omiš branch were known for piracy in the Adriatic Sea , clashes with Venice , and were even accused of Patarene heresy
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John Corvinus
JOHN CORVINUS (Hungarian : Corvin János, Croatian : Ivaniš Korvin; 2 April 1473 – 12 October 1504) King of Bosnia (1495–1499). He was the illegitimate son of Matthias Corvinus , King of Hungary , and his mistress , Barbara Edelpöck . CONTENTS* 1 Biography * 1.1 Early life * 1.2 After Matthias\'s death * 1.3 Marriage and issue * 2 Ancestry * 3 References * 4 Sources * 4.1 Other sources BIOGRAPHYEARLY LIFEBorn in Buda , he took his name from the raven (Latin: corvus) in his father's escutcheon . Matthias originally intended him for the Church, but on losing all hope of offspring from his queen, Beatrice of Naples , determined, towards the end of his life, to make the youth his successor on the throne. He loaded him with honours and riches until he was by far the wealthiest magnate in the land
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House Of Frankopan
The HOUSE OF FRANKOPAN (Croatian : Frankopani, Frankapani; Italian : Frangipani, Hungarian : Frangepán. Latin : Frangepanus/Francopanus), was a Croatian noble family, whose members were among the great landowner magnates and high officers of the Kingdom of Hungary–Croatia . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Notable members * 3 Holdings * 4 See also * 5 References HISTORY The older family coat of arms, before they changed their name to "Frankopan" in 1430, and adopted Venice influenced coat of arms. The Frankopan family is one of the leading Croatian aristocratic families, closely connected with the Roman patrician Frangipani family . The Frangipani were a Roman princely family which claimed descent from a Roman plebeian family of Anicii . The family allegedly took the name Frangipani in the 8th century. In 837 four brothers of the Frangipani family left Rome: Michele chose Venice as his domicile and Nicolò Dalmatia and Slavonia
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House Of Erdődy
ERDőDY DE MONYORóKERéK ET MONOSZLó (also Erdödy) is the name of a Hungarian noble family in the Kingdom of Hungary (most notably in Croatia ). Elevated to the Hungarian nobility in 1459, the family was subsequently raised to the rank of Count in 1485. In 1565 the family was then recognised by the Habsburg Monarchy who granted them the title Reichsgraf / Gräfin. The family was raised again in 1566 to the rank of Reichfürst ; however, due to the death the following year of the recipient (Péter II), the title was not nostrificated and hence, did not become hereditary. The family was first raised in a document dated 1187, under the name of Bakoch de genere Erdewd. They received the title of Count in 1485. (The first hereditary count in Hungary was John Hunyadi in 1453 by the king Ladislaus V ).The family origins from the town of Erdőd (Romanian : Ardud , German: Erdeed ) which is in the region Szatmár (now Satu Mare in Romania)
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Batthyány
BATTHYáNY (Hungarian pronunciation: ) is the name of an old distinguished Hungarian Magnate family. The members of this family bear the title count or countess (Graf/Gräfin) respectively prince or princess (Fürst/Fürstin) Batthyány
Batthyány
von Német-Ujvár. A branch of the family (Croatian : Baćan) was notable in Croatia as well, producing several Bans (viceroys) of Croatia in the 16th, 17th and 18th century. The Batthyány
Batthyány
family can trace its roots to the founding of Hungary in 896 CE by Árpád. The family derives from a chieftain called Örs. Árpád had seven chieftains, one by the name of Örs, which later became Kővágó-Örs. In 1398 Miklós Kővágó-Örs married Katalin Battyány. King Zsigmond (Sigismund) gave Miklós the region around the town of Battyán (now called Szabadbattyán ) and he took the name Batthyány
Batthyány
(lit. "from Battyán")
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House Of Svačić
PETAR SNAčIć (Svačić) was a feudal lord, notable for being one of the claimants of the Croatian throne during the wars of succession (c. 1093–1097). It is assumed that he began as a ban serving under king Demetrius Zvonimir of Croatia
Demetrius Zvonimir of Croatia
and was then elected king by the Croatian feudal lords in 1093. Petar's seat of power was based in Knin . His rule was marked by a struggle for control of the country with Coloman of Hungary . During his reign he was able to expel Álmos of Hungary from Slavonia
Slavonia
, and unite Croatia
Croatia
to the river Drava
Drava
. According to Juraj Utješinović , alias Frater Georgius, first Croatian cardinal, Petar was born in Kamičak (above river Krka canyon), Croatia. He died in 1097 and was the last native king of Croatia
Croatia
(reigned 1093–1097)
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House Of Nelipić
The NELIPIć, also called NELIPAC or NELIPčIć, were a medieval Croatian noble family from Dalmatian Zagora in Croatia
Croatia
. They were greatly involved in political situations in Dalmatia
Dalmatia
, and in Bosnia
Bosnia
. At their greatest extent during the 14th and 15th century, they ruled areas in inner Croatia
Croatia
from mountain Velebit
Velebit
to Cetina
Cetina
river. They emerged as descendants of the Svačić gentis. CONTENTS * 1 Rise of Nelipić\'s power * 2 Notable members * 3 See also * 4 References RISE OF NELIPIć\'S POWERRise of Nelipić's power was harmonized with fall of the Šubić family's influence, with whom the Nelipić continued to have tense relations and frequent skirmishes with during the 1330s
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House Of Domagojević
DOMAGOJEVIć DYNASTY was a native Croat dynasty that ruled in the Duchy of Croatia , probably from 864 until 892, with interruptions. The dynasty was named after Domagoj , the first member of dynasty known by name. The most famous of the Domagojević's are: Domagoj (the founder) and Branimir . The relation between Domagoj and Branimir is controversial. Some historians think that Branimir was a son of Domagoj, some think they were in some other family relation. Others think that there were no family relations between them
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Gusić Noble Family
GUSIć were medieval Croatian nobility (clan) originating from Lika and Krbava . They formed a part of "nobility of the twelve tribes of the Croatian Kingdom " institution in the 14th century. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Kurjaković branch * 2 References * 3 External links HISTORYPaul Gusić is named as one of the signatories of the Pacta conventa in 1102, whose authenticity as a legal document is disputed. Historian Tadija Smičiklas notes that their heraldry first appeared in 1287; an image of a goose with an arrow through its neck. At this time they were the most influential family in the Krbava county, where they often served as župans . Their seat was in Udbina , whose territories also included land of Korenica . KURJAKOVIć BRANCH Main article: Kurjaković noble family At the beginning of the 14th century, Kurjak Gusić (Curiaco de genere Gussich) founded the cadet branch, and thus his descendants started calling themselves as "Kurjaković"
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Kurjaković Noble Family
KURJAKOVIć (de Coriach, de Curiaco, Curiacovich) were a Croatian noble family that originated from the Gusić gentis. HISTORYAt the beginning of the 14th century, Kurjak Gusić founded the Kurjaković (Latin : de Coriach, de Curiaco, Curiacovich) cadet branch of the Gusić (Latin : Gussich). His descendants are known by the patronymic Kurjaković. Several members of the family served as Bans of Croatia . * Kurjak Gusić (Latin : Curiaco de genere Gussich, fl. 1298), comes (count, Croatian : knez) of Krbava * Budislav (fl. 1304–46), count of Krbava, served the Šubić (–1322), revolted, served the Nelipić (1322–) * Salamun (fl. 1312–)* Butko Kurjaković (fl. 1377–96), count of Krbava, Ban of Croatia (1393–94) * Petar (fl. 1411) * Franko (fl. 1436) * Toma (fl. 1364–d. 1401)* Nikola (fl. 1364–88) * Ivan (fl. 1388–1418) * Juraj (fl. 1393) * Katarina (fl. 1393) * Fredul* Karlo (d. ca. 1377) * Pavao (fl
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House Of Zrinski
The ZRINSKI family (Hungarian : ZRíNYI) was a Croatian -Hungarian noble family, influential during the period in history marked by the Ottoman wars in Europe in the Kingdom of Hungary and Croatia and in the later Austro-Hungarian Empire . Notable members of this family were Bans (viceroys) of Croatia , considered national heroes in both Croatia and Hungary , and were particularly celebrated during the period of romanticism ; this movement was called Zrinijada in Croatian . CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Bans * 2 Zrinski in art * 2.1 Zrinski in literature and theatre * 2.2 Zrinski in paintings * 2.3 Zrinski in sculptures * 2.4 Zrinski in engineering * 3 Holdings * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORYThe Zrinski, meaning "those of Zrin", are a branch of the Šubić family, which arose when king Louis I the Great needed some of the Šubićs' fortresses for his coming wars against Venice , and the city of Zadar in particular
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House Of Šubić
The ŠUBIć were one of the twelve tribes which constituted Croatian statehood in the Middle Ages; they held the county of Bribir (Varvaria) in inland Dalmatia
Dalmatia
. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Origins * 1.2 Original coat of arms * 1.3 Timeline * 1.4 Decline * 2 Zrinski branch * 2.1 Notable members * 2.2 Other branches * 3 Members of the House of Šubić
House of Šubić
* 4 See also * 5 References * 6 Further reading * 7 External links HISTORYORIGINS The sword of Paulus de Breberio ( Paul I Šubić of Bribir ) Today Bribir is an archaeological site in inland Dalmatia. It is located on a flat hill about fifteen kilometres northwest of Skradin , near the old Zadar
Zadar
road which goes through Benkovac
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