Casimir II of Belz (pl: Kazimierz II bełski; 1401/03 - 15 September 1442), was a Polish prince member of the House of Piast from the Masovian branch.He was a Duke of Płock, Rawa Mazowiecka, Gostynin, Sochaczew, Belz, Płońsk, Zawkrze and Wizna during 1426-1434 jointly with his brothers, and after the division of the paternal inheritance between him and his brothers in 1434, sole ruler over ...
John II Casimir was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania during the era of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, Duke of Opole in Upper Silesia, and titular King of Sweden 1648–1660. In Poland, he is known and commonly referred as Jan Kazimierz.
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Entry for 'Casimir Iii' - 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica - One of 8 Bible encyclopedias freely available, this resource contained over 40 million words in nearly 40,000 articles written by 1,500 respected authors
CASIMIR III., called "THE Great," king of Poland (1310-1370), the son of Wladislaus Lokietek, king of Poland, and Jadwiga, princess of Kalisch, was born at Kowal in Kujavia in 1 3 10. Casimir belongs to that remarkable group of late medieval sovereigns who may be called the fathers of modern diplomacy, inasmuch as they relegated warfare to its ...
Boleslaw IV rebels against Wladyslaw II between 1141-1143, and again from 1144-1146, securing the position of senior prince of Poland for himself. 1173 - 1186: Leszek: Son. 1186 - 1194: Kazimierz / Casimir II: Son of Boleslaw III of Poland. 1194 - 1247: Konrad I Mazowiecki / Conrad I: 1194 - 1200: Helen of Znojmo: Regent. Died 1206. 1209 - 1222
Oct 07, 2011 · Casimir III was related to the last of the Romanovychs and thus considered his aspirations for the crown quite legitimate. He made his first raid into Ruthenian lands in 1340, immediately after the death of Yurii II, but succeeded only in capturing Lviv for a short while and sacking the king’s treasury.
Chełm (2,465 words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article Princedom of Chełm and Belz (see Duchy of Belz). In 1366, king Casimir III the Great of Poland took control of the region after his victory in the Galicia–Volhynia
Belz Voivodeship. Bełz Voivodeship Województwo bełskie. Voivodeship of Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth 1: 1462–1793: Coat of arms. Bełz Voivodeship of the ...
Pope John Paul II, a native of Poland, was a fervent devotee of the Virgin Mary and of her icon at Cz?stochowa. As pope, he made pilgrimages to pray before the Black Madonna in 1979, 1983, 1991, and 1997. 1991. He held his Sixth World Youth Day at Czetochowa, which was attended by 350,000 young people from across Europe. May 26, 2006