Elizabeth the Cuman

Elizabeth the Cuman (1244–1290) was the Queen consort of Stephen V of Hungary. She was regent of Hungary during the minority of her son from 1272 to 1277.

Elizabeth the Cuman
Queen consort of Hungary
Died1290 (aged 4546)
(m. 1253; died 1272)
FatherKöten (or possibly Seyhan, a Cuman chieftain)

The Cumans were the western tribes of the Cuman-Kipchak confederation. Her people followed a shamanist religion and were considered pagans by contemporary Christians of Europe.

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