Louis II of Hungary

Louis II (Czech: Ludvík, Croatian: Ludovik, Hungarian: Lajos, Slovak: Ľudovít; 1 July 1506 – 29 August 1526) was King of Hungary, Croatia and Bohemia from 1516 to 1526. He was killed during the Battle of Mohács fighting the Ottomans, whose victory led to the Ottoman annexation of large parts of Hungary.[1]

Louis II
Louis II painted by Titian
King of Hungary and Croatia
Coronation4 June 1508
PredecessorVladislaus II
SuccessorFerdinand I
John Zápolya
King of Bohemia
Coronation11 March 1509
PredecessorVladislaus II
SuccessorFerdinand I
Born1 July 1506
Buda, Kingdom of Hungary
(now Budapest, Hungary)
Died29 August 1526(1526-08-29) (aged 20)
Mohács, Kingdom of Hungary
SpouseMary of Austria
IssueJános Wass (illegitimate)
FatherVladislaus II of Bohemia and Hungary
MotherAnne of Foix-Candale
ReligionRoman Catholic