|Blessed Giselle of Bavaria|
| Apostolic Queen consort of Hungary
|Reign||1001 – 1038|
|Father||Henry II, Duke of Bavaria|
|Mother||Gisela of Burgundy|
|Died|| 7 May 1065 |
She married King Stephen I of Hungary in 995 (some sources say 1008) as a part of Hungary's policy of opening up to the West. The couple had at least three children, including Saint Emeric (Szent Imre), but all of their children died young without having left descendants.
She lived a respectable life and helped Christianize the Hungarian people. After the death of her husband Stephen, she was forced to leave Hungary. She lived in the nunnery of Niedernburg in Passau, where she died. Her grave is a well-known holy place.
Her memorial days are 7 May (the name day for Gizella) and 1 February.
- Butler, Alban (1995). "Bd Giselle of Bavaria". Butler's Lives of the Saints. London: Burns & Oates. pp. 39. ISBN 0860122549. http://books.google.com/books?id=gwYhUIhXSsUC&printsec=frontcover#PPA39,M1.
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