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The Kán family were members of the Hermány clan. They crossed the Carpathian mountains together with Árpád, leader of the Magyars, and settled in Pannonia in 895. They were Counts of Siklós from the year 900.
Notable members of the family include:
- Transylvanian branch
- Julius I (Hungarian: Gyula) Kán. Count of Siklós. Ban of Croatia and Slavonia, 1213, 1229-1235. Voivode of Transylvania, 1201-1214. Palatine of Hungary, 1215–1218, 1222-1226.
- Ladislaus I (Hungarian: László) Kán, son of Julius I Kán. Count of Siklós. Palatine of Hungary, 1242-1245. Ban of Croatia and Slavonia, 1245-1246.
- Julius II Kán, son of Julius I Kán. Count of Siklós. Voivode of Transylvania, 1230-1233.
- Ladislaus II Kán (Hungarian: László) Kán, son of Ladislaus I Kán. Voivode of Transylvania, 1260–1267, 1275-1276.
- Nicholas Kán, son of Ladislaus I Kán. Archbishop-elect of Esztergom in the 1270s.
- Ladislaus III Kán, son of Ladislas II Kán. Married a princess of the Piast royal family of Poland. Voivode of Transylvania 1294-1315. He is thought incorrectly to be the founder of the Lackfi or Lacković family.
- Baranya branch