Frederick II, Duke of Legnica (Polish: Fryderyk II Legnicki) (12 February 1480 – 17 September 1547), also known as the Great of Legnica (Polish: Legnicki Wielki), was a Duke of Legnica from 1488 (until 1495 and 1505 with his brothers), of Brzeg from 1521.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_II_of_Legnica
Frederick II, Duke of Legnica (Polish: Fryderyk II Legnicki) (12 February 1480 – 17 September 1547), also known as the Great of Legnica (Polish: Legnicki Wielki), was a Duke of Legnica from 1488 (until 1495 and 1505 with his brothers), of Brzeg from 1521.
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Frederick III, Duke of Legnica (Polish: Fryderyk III Legnicki) (22 February 1520 – 15 December 1570) was a Duke of Legnica during 1547–1551 and 1556–1559 (both times was deposed by Habsburgs Emperors Charles V and Ferdinand I).
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The deaths in 1663 and 1664 of his paternal uncles Duke George III of Brzeg and Duke Louis IV of Legnica without surviving issue left him as the only heir of his father in the still vast Duchy of Legnica-Brzeg. As a result, since his early years, George William received a careful education.
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The Duchy of Legnica or Duchy of Liegnitz was one of the Duchies of Silesia. Its capital was Legnica in Lower Silesia. Legnica Castle had become a residence of the Silesian dukes in 1163 and from 1248 was the seat of a principality in its own right, ruled by the Silesian branch of the Piast dynasty until the extinction of the line in 1675. Formed by Bolesław II the Bald, Duke of Lower Silesia at Wrocław, Legnica shared the fate of most of the others Silesian duchies, falling into Bohemian...
The town of Legnica became famous for the Battle of Legnica that took place at the nearby village of Legnickie Pole on 9 April 1241, during the Mongol invasion of Poland. A Christian army led by the Polish High Duke Henry II the Pious, supported by the feudal nobility including Poles, Bavarian miners and military orders, was decisively defeated by the Mongols. Although Henry was killed and his forces defeated, their advance into Europe was halted when they turned back to attend to the election o
Line extinct, seized by Bohemia 1. 1436–1453 claimed by Louis III of Oława, nephew of Louis II, and his sons John I of Lüben and Henryk X of Chojnów 2. 1454–1488 Frederick I, son of John I of Lüben, also Duke of Brzeg from 1481 3. 1488–1495 John II, son, jointly with 1488–1547 Frederick II, brother, also Duke of Brzeg 1503–1505 and from 1521 1488–1521 George I, also Duke of Brzeg from 1503 4. 1547–1551 Frederick III, son of Frederick II, deposed 5. 1551–1556 Henry XI ...
Frederick IV, Duke of Legnica (20 April 1552 – 27 March 1596) was Duke of Legnica from 1571 until his death (as a co-ruler of his elder brother during 1571–1576 and 1580–1581).
Henry VIII of Legnica (Polish: Henryk VIII legnicki) (ca. 1355 – 12 December 1398) was a Duke of Legnica beginning in 1364 (nominally and together with his brothers) and Bishop of Włocławek from 1389 until his death.
Dec 03, 2017 · Henry V, Duke of Legnica Bolesław II died on 26 December 1278 and Henry was now able to succeeded him as a Duke in Legnica.
May 03, 2020 · Rupert I of Legnica From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Rupert I of Legnica (Polish: Ruprecht I Legnicki; b. 27 March 1347 - d. by 12 January 1409), was a Duke of Legnica since 1364 until his death, and also regent over half of the Duchy of Głogów-Żagań during 1397-1401.
Apr 25, 2017 · Bolesław II, Duke of Legnica (1249-51) The German aid only give to Bolesław a temporary advantage in the war against his brother. In 1249 unexpectedly returned to the country (after concluded his studies in Paris) his younger brother Konrad, whose Bolesław unsuccessfully tried to convince to entered to the Church.