Sigismund Kęstutaitis (Lithuanian: Žygimantas I Kęstutaitis; Polish: Zygmunt Kiejstutowicz; c. 1365 – 20 March 1440) was the Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1432 to 1440. Sigismund was his baptismal name, while his pagan Lithuanian birth name is unknown.
Sigismund Kęstutaitis, Grand Prince of Lithuania, was born 1365 to Kęstutis (c1297-1382) and Birutė of Palanga (c1320-1382) and died 20 March 1440 of unspecified causes. Ancestors are fromLithuania, Belarus. Sigismund Kęstutaitis (Lithuanian: Žygimantas I Kęstutaitis; Polish: Zygmunt Kiejstutowicz; c. 1365 20 March 1440) was the Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1432 to 1440. Sigismund was ...
- Kęstutis (c1297-1382)
- 20 March 1440
- Birutė of Palanga (c1320-1382)
Sigismund Kęstutaitis (Lithuanian: Žygimantas I Kęstutaitis; Polish: Zygmunt Kiejstutowicz; c. 1365 – 20 March 1440) was the Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1432 to 1440. Sigismund was his baptismal name; Sigismund's pagan Lithuanian birth name is unknown.
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Sigismund Kęstutaitis (litauisch Žygimantas Kęstutaitis, polnisch Zygmunt Kejstutowicz) (* um 1365; † 20. März 1440 in Trakai) war Fürst von Mosyr (1385–1401), Nowogrodek (1401–1406), Starodub (1406–1432) und Großfürst von Litauen (1432–1440).
Sigismund Kęstutaitis Velkokníže litevský, vévoda novogrodecký a starodubský: Sigismund Kęstutaitis Doba vlády 1432–1440: Úplné jméno Žygimantas Kęstutaitis Narození 1365 (?) (Staré Trakai) Úmrtí 20. března 1440 (~75 - 90 let) Trakai: Pohřben není známo Předchůdce Švitrigaila: Nástupce Kazimír IV. Jagellonský ...
Královská pečeť Sigismunda I. Sigismund I. Kęstutaitis (Žygimantas Kęstutaitis, Zygmunt Kiejstutowicz, Zikmund; cca 1365 – 20. března 1440 na hradě v Trakai, Litva) byl velkokníže Litvy z dynastie Gediminovců. 14 vztahy.
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The sudden death of Sigismund Kęstutaitis left the office of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania empty. The Voivode of Trakai, Jonas Goštautas, and other magnates of Lithuania, supported Casimir as a pretender to the throne. However many Polish noblemen hoped that the thirteen year old boy would become a Vice-regent for the Polish King in Lithuania. Casimir was invited by the Lithuanian magnates to Lithuania, and when Casimir arrived in Vilnius in 1440, he was proclaimed as the Grand Duke of Lithuania on 29 June 1440 by the Council of Lords, contrary to the wishes of the Polish noble lords—an act supported and coordinated by Jonas Goštautas. This act could have been understood as dissolution of the fragile personal union between the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Kingdom of Poland. When the news arrived in the Kingdom of Poland concerning the proclamation of Casimir as the Grand Duke of Lithuania, it was met with hostility, even to the point of military threats against Lithuania.Since th...
Casimir succeeded his brother Władysław III (killed at the Battle of Varna in 1444) as King of Poland after a three-year interregnum on 25 June 1447. In 1454, he married Elisabeth of Austria, daughter of the late King of the Romans Albert II of Habsburg by his late wife Elisabeth of Bohemia. Her distant relative Frederick of Habsburg became Holy Roman Emperor and reigned as Frederick III until after Casimir's own death. The marriage strengthened the ties between the house of Jagiello and the sovereigns of Hungary-Bohemia and put Casimir at odds with the Holy Roman Emperorthrough internal Habsburg rivalry. That same year, Casimir was approached by the Prussian Confederation for aid against the Teutonic Order, which he promised, by making the separatist Prussian regions a protectorate of the Polish Kingdom. However, when the insurgent cities of the Teutonic Monastic State of Prussia rebelled against the Order, it resisted with greater strength than expected, and the Thirteen Years' Wa...History of Poland (1385-1569)History of LithuaniaNieszawa Statutes
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Mare Duce al Lituaniei. Moartea subită a lui Sigismund Kęstutaitis a lăsat gol postul de Mare Duce al Lituaniei. Voievodul de Trakai, Jonas Goštautas, precum și alți magnați din Lituania, l-au sprijinit pe Cazimir ca un posibil candidat la tron.