English: Barbara of Celje (Slovene Barbara Celjska; Hungarian Cillei Borbála) or Barbara of Cilli (c. 1390/1395 – 11 July 1451) was Holy Roman Empress. She received the sobriquet Messalina of Germany. Barbara married Sigismund, King of Hungary in 1408 after the death of Mary of Hungary. Barbara gave birth to a daughter, Elisabeth, Sigismund's only surviving issue and heiress, who married Albrecht of Habsburg, Archduke of Austria. Barbara lived to see her three grandchildren, Anna, Elisabeth and Ladislaus. She is one of the ancestresses of modern European royal families, her blood flowing in the veins of all European dynasties.
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