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 (sĭg′ĭs-mənd) 1368-1437.
Holy Roman emperor (1410-1437) and king of Hungary (1387-1437) and Bohemia (1419-1437). He helped end the Great Schism (1378-1417) between two elected popes by convening the Council of Constance (1414-1418).
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(Biography) 1368–1437, king of Hungary (1387–1437) and of Bohemia (1419–37); Holy Roman Emperor (1411–37). He helped to end the Great Schism in the Church; implicated in the death of Huss
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(ˈsɪdʒ ɪs mənd, ˈsɪg ɪs-)

1368–1437, Holy Roman emperor 1411–37.
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On the other side were the veteran Captal de Buch and the brawny Olivier de Clisson, with the free companion Sir Perducas d'Albret, the valiant Lord of Mucident, and Sigismond von Altenstadt, of the Teutonic Order.
the garden where he administered justice, "clad in a coat of camelot, a surcoat of linsey-woolsey, without sleeves, and a sur-mantle of black sandal, as he lay upon the carpet with Joinville?" Where is the chamber of the Emperor Sigismond? and that of Charles IV.?
Pope Julius swore to princely Sigismond, For him and the succeeding Popes of Rome, To hold the Emperors their lawful lords.
"Your Majesty had not spoken before I was aware that I was addressing Wilhelm Gottsreich Sigismond von Ormstein, Grand Duke of Cassel-Felstein, and hereditary King of Bohemia."
Dubbed Europe's "Queen of the Piano," she was considered the peer of keyboard giants Sigismond Thalberg, Franz Liszt and Anton Rubinstein.
Beatrice La Combe, Olivier Clermont, Jonathan Messika, Matthieu Eveillard, Achille Kouatchet, Sigismond Lasocki, Stephane Corvec, Karim Lakhal, Typhaine Billard-Pomares, Romain Fernandes, Laurence Armand-Lefevre, Sandra Bourdon, Jean Reignier, Vincent Fihman, Nicolas de Prost, Julien Bador, Julien Goret, Frederic Wallet, Erick Denamur, Jean-Damien Ricard, on behalf of the COLOCOLI group [1]
The Well-Travelled Musician: John Sigismond Cousser and Musical Exchange in Baroque Europe.
Sigismond, for example, who is the treacherous defender of Constantinople against the Turks, dies after his Muslim opponent, Orcanes, prays to the Christian God for his Christian enemy's destruction:
[beaucoup moins que] Sigismond [beaucoup plus grand que], je m'excuse, M.
(25) The records of the Commune are published in Sigismond Lacroix, Actes de la Commune de Paris pendant la Reevolution (Paris: Cerf, 1894-1909).
In 2 Tamburlaine, the Christian King Sigismond of Hungary is persuaded to break a truce with his Turkish enemy Orcanes, who has left with his army to confront Tamburlaine.