February 1116 in history

Died in February 1116

Feb 3 Coloman King of Hungary King of Hungary from 1095 and King of Croatia from 1097. Coloman and his younger brother Álmos were still under-age when their father King Géza I of Hungary died and their uncle Ladislaus I ascended the throne in 1077. According to late medieval Hungarian chronicles, the king decided to prepare Coloman—who was physically challenged—for a church career. Coloman was appointed bishop of Eger or Várad in the early 1090s