Duke Wenceslaus II of Opava (also known as Wenceslaus of Głubczyce; Czech: Václav II. Opavský; c. 1397 – between 1445 and 1447) was a member of the Opavian branch of the Přemyslid dynasty. He was Duke of Opava from 1433 until his death. From 1435 until his death, he was also Duke of Głubczyce and Lord of Fulnek .
- c. 1397
- Anna of Lutz
- between 1445 and 1447
- Przemko I, Duke of Opava
Wenceslaus II, Duke of Opava-Ratibor (also known as Wenceslaus I of Ratibor and Krnov; Czech: Václav IV. Ratibořský; c. 1405 – 29 October 1456) was a member of the Opavian branch of the Přemyslid dynasty.
Wenceslaus II Duke of Opava-Ratibor, also known as Wenceslaus I of Ratibor and Krnov (c.1405–1456) was a member of the Opavian branch of the Přemyslid dynasty. He was Duke of Ratibor and Kronov jointly with his brother Nicholas V from 1424 to 1437 and the sole Duke of Ratibor from 1437 until his death. Wikipedia EN
Son of Jan I. Ratibořský, kníže and Anna Zaháňská Husband of princess Helena Korybut Father of Duke Wenceslaus II of Opava-Ratibor; Mikołaj V karniowski of Opava-Ratibor and Margarita Racyborska Brother of Mikuláš IV. z Bruntálu, kníže and Małgorzata raciborska Markéta Ratibořska. Managed by: Filip Jakub Łajszczak: Last Updated: today
Wenceslaus II is considered as one of the most important Czech Kings. He built a great empire stretching from the Baltic Sea to the Danube river and established numerous cities, such as Plzeň in 1295.
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Only the Duchy of Teschen, the Duchy of Troppau and the Duchy of Nysa remained under the control of the Bohemian crown and as such were known as the Duchy of Upper and Lower Silesia until 1918. It was capital of the Silesian, Bohemian and finally Austrian Duchy of Opava. He also bears the titles Duke of Troppau and Jägerndorf, and Count Rietberg.
Wenceslaus II (d. 1446), Duke of Głubczyce, married around 1420 by Elizabeth of Kravař Nicholas IV (d. 1437), Duke of Opava and Lord of Zlaté Hory Agnes (died c. 1440 ), married firstly John of Kravař, and second George of Sternberg
In his will, Duke Casimir II leave his Duchy to his grandson under the regency of his mother Anna and the Bohemian magnate Jan, Baron of Pernštejn and Count of Kłodzko, called "The Rich". During...
As his half-brother Wenceslaus II was designated to succeed his father on the Bohemian throne, Nicholas in compensation received Troppau, then a part of the Moravian march. He supported his father...