American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Sigismund 1368-1437. Holy Roman emperor (1433-1437) and king of Hungary (1387-1437) and Bohemia (1419-1437). He helped end the Great Schism (1378-1417) by convening the Council of Constance (1414-1418).
“In 1601, for example, King Sigismund III of Poland ordered Iranian rugs made with real silver thread and with his coat of arms.”
“Born in Austria under the name of Sigismund Schlomo Freud, he was a neurologist who founded the psychoanalytic method of psychiatry.”
“On 9 November 1939, two MI6 officers, Richard Stevens and Sigismund Best, were called to a clandestine meeting at Venlo, on the Dutch-German border.”
“The emigrant Schlaberg was a ninth generation descendant of Sigismund Brandenburg, who became Archbishop of Magdeburg at the age of 16 in 1554, and though an unmarried Catholic prelate, fathered a son in 1560 with a woman named Schlaberg, who took his mother's name.”
“After the death (1572) of Sigismund II, last of the Jagiellos, the theory that the entire nobility could take part in the royal elections was newly guaranteed.”
“In 1920, he took a job in Berlin, where Wernher and his brother Sigismund studied at the Wilhelms-Gymnasium, later part of the eminent French Gymnasium.”
“Among those buried in the Cathedral are Sigismund the Old, who ruled Poland for more than four decades in its 16th-century Golden Age, and Jan Sobieski, famous for his victory over the Turks in the 1683 Battle of Vienna.”
“Samuel Jacobi founded a studio in West Prussia that was carried on by his son Alexander; his grandson Sigismund, who moved the studio to Berlin; and in 1927 by his great-granddaughter Lotte.”
“I always thought Sigismund, the mad maths master, would be the first one to crack ...”
“In 1592, Anna married Sigismund, heir to the Swedish crown.”
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