1 day ago · The nobility of Greater Poland favored him and proposed that he marry Jadwiga. However, Lesser Poland's nobility opposed him and persuaded Queen Elizabeth to send Jadwiga to Poland. Jadwiga was crowned "king" in Poland's capital, Kraków, on 16 October 1384.
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6 days ago · In the same year, the Capetian House of Anjou became the ruling house with Louis I as king of both Poland and Hungary. His daughter, Jadwiga , later married Jogaila, the pagan Grand Duke of Lithuania , who in 1386 was baptized and crowned as Władysław II Jagiełło , thus creating the Jagiellonian dynasty and a personal union between Poland ...
4 days ago · This represented a far greater threat to both Poland and Lithuania, and the two countries united in a defensive alliance by the crowning of the Lithuanian Duke Jogaila as King of Poland (as Władysław II) which led to a major confrontation at the Battle of Grunwald in 1410 and subsequent wars until 1525, when the Order became a vassal to the ...
6 days ago · 70 years of the Greater Poland Uprising(1918-9); two men with rifles 2,513,000 1988 500 złotych 32 16.5 silver(75% alloy) Coat of arms, year of minting; inscription: "Polska Rzeczpospolita Ludowa"; denomination Queen Jadwiga: 8,000 1988 500 złotych 32 16.5 silver(75% alloy)
Oct 22, 2020 · Władysław III Spindleshanks (Polish: Władysław Laskonogi; b. 1161/67 – 3 November 1231), of the Piast Dynasty, was Duke of Greater Poland (during 1194–1202 over all the land and during 1202–1229 only over the southern part), High Duke of Poland and Duke of Kraków during 1202–1206 and 1228–1231, Duke of Kalisz during 1202–1206, ruler of Lubusz during 1206–1210 and 1218–1225 ...
3 days ago · Augustus III (Polish: August III Sas, Lithuanian: Augustas III; 17 October 1696 – 5 October 1763) was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1734 until 1763, as well as Elector of Saxony in the Holy Roman Empire from 1733 until 1763 where he was known as Frederick Augustus II (German: Friedrich August II).
5 days ago · The Crown of the Kingdom of Poland (Polish: Korona Królestwa Polskiego; Latin: Corona Regni Poloniae), known as the Polish Crown, or the Crown, is the common name for the historic Late Middle Ages territorial possessions of the King of Poland, including the Kingdom of Poland proper.
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3 days ago · Jogaila, più tardi noto come Ladislao II Jagellone (in polacco Władysław II Jagiełło) (Vilnius, 1352 o 1362 – Horodok, 1º giugno 1434), fu granduca di Lituania (1377-1434) e più tardi re di Polonia nel 1386 dopo essersi convertito al cristianesimo, aver cambiato il suo nome da Jogaila a Władysław Jagiełło e aver sposato Edvige (Jadwiga), seconda dei sovrani angioini della Polonia.