Báthory, Prince András (Andrew) (somlyói) (1566? – Csíkszentdomokos, now Sândominic, Transylvania, Romania, 31 October 1599) – Cardinal, ruler of Erdély, Transylvania. He was raised by the Polish King István (Stephen) Báthory, at the royal court of Poland. He chose an ecclesiastic career, and soon became Prince-Bishop of Warmia (Ermland) (1589-1599). He was in Rome in 1583 and 1586. He was made Apostolic Protonotary in 1583, and Cardinal in 1584. On 30 March 1599, he became ruler of Transylvania after his cousin, Prince Zsigmond (Sigismund) Báthory resigned in his favor. Prince of Wallachia (now Romania) Mihai Viteazul (Michael the Brave – Vitéz Mihály) (1593-1601), utilizing the inner tensions of Transylvania went against Báthory with his army, helped by the Szeklers, and defeated him at the Battle of Şelimbǎr (Sellenberk), near Brassó (Brasov), and the escaping András Báthory was killed by the Szeklers at Csíkszendomokos. Mihail Viteazul became Prince of Transylvania in 1599-1600. – B: 0883, T: 7103.→Báthory, Prince István; Báthory, Prince Zsigmond.