in. Alžbeta, patroness of Košice Cathedral and the city of Košice, daughter of the Hungarian King Andrew II. and Gertrúdy, was born on July 7, 1207 in Blatný Potok (Sárospatak, Hungary), according to another tradition in Bratislava, where she grew up for four years. As a one-year-old, she was engaged to the Count of Thuringia, Ludwig, who was seven years older than her. After her mother's death, she became more attached to God in her faith. She was very modest, she could give up worldly things, she supported the poor as much as she could.