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John Zápolya

King of Hungary

Died when: 53 years 171 days (641 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius

 

John Zápolya

John Zápolya, or John Szapolyai (Hungarian: Szapolyai János or Zápolya János, Croatian: Ivan Zapolja, Romanian: Ioan Zápolya, Slovak: Ján Zápoľský; 1490 or 1491 – 22 July 1540), was King of Hungary (as John I) from 1526 to 1540.

His rule was disputed by Archduke Ferdinand I, who also claimed the title King of Hungary.He was Voivode of Transylvania before his coronation, from 1510 to 1526.


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