Hand carved in Maple wood and hand painted by professional artists. Made in Italy. St Stephen I of Hungary Figurine is available in various sizes, please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com for more information.
Feast day: August 16th
Representation and Portrayal: shown as king of Hungary with the royal insignia the crown, the orb and the scepter.
Patron Saint of Hungary
Stephen the Great was born in 977 as the son of the Magyar chieftain Geza and married the daughter of Duke Henry II. He became Grand Prince of Hungary in 997 and had great influence in the spreading of the christian religion. He actively helped building churches and donated his patronage to church leaders. In 1000, he was crowned king of Hungary by Pope Sylvester II. Nowadays, he is patron saint of Hungary and his royal insignia represent beloved symbols of the Hungarian nation.