Poland, or at least its nucleus, was ruled at various times either by dukes (the 10th-14th century) or by kings (the 11th-18th century). The longest-reigning dynasties were the Piasts (ca. 960 – 1370) and Jagiellons (1386–1572). Intervening and subsequent monarchs were often rulers of foreign countries or princes recruited from foreign dynasties. During the latter period a tradition of ...
Bolesław II the Bald known also as the Horned (Polish: Bolesław II Łysy or Rogatka; b. ca. 1220/5 - d. 26/31 December 1278), was a Duke of Krakow briefly in 1241, of Southern Greater Poland during 1241 - 1247, and Duke of all Silesia-Wroclaw from 1241 until 1248, when it was divided between him and his brothers.
The investigation of the circumstances of the marriage allows to make a conclusion that the marriage of Traidenis’s daughter was a deal that was agreed upon by Traidenis, Duke Lev Danilovich of Halich-Volhyn’, and Boleslaw II of Masovia. Lev Danilovich drew Traidenis closer to himself becoming his relative.
Poland exiled by his brothers Bolesław the Curly 1125 1146–1163 5 January 1173 Silesia brother of Wladyslaw II also Duke of Masovia and monarch of Poland List of state leaders in 1338 (2,341 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bolesław of Kuyavia also known as Mieszkowic (Polish: Bolesław kujawski (Mieszkowic); b. 1159 - d. 13 September 1195), was a Duke of Kuyavia since 1186 until his death.. He was the eldest child (but third-born son) of Mieszko III the Old, Duke of Greater Poland and since 1173 High Duke of Poland, by his second wife Eudoxia, daughter of Grand Prince Iziaslav II of Kiev.
Among the Piast Dukes of Masovia, Bolesław's IV nephew Konrad I was High Duke from 1229 to 1232 and again from 1241 to 1243; he was the ruler who called the Teutonic Knights for help against the pagan Old Prussians threatening the northern borders of his territory.
Władysław II Jagiełło was born circa1362 in Vilnius, Lithuania to Algirdas (1296-1377) and Uliana Aleksandrovna of Tver (c1325-1392) and died 1 June 1434 inGródek Jagielloński, Horodok Rayon, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine of unspecified causes. Notable ancestors includeAlfred the Great (849-899), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996). Ancestors are fromLithuania, Belarus, Russia, Ukraine ...
Mar 15, 2020 · Casimir II the Just (Polish: Kazimierz II Sprawiedliwy; b. 1138 – d. 5 May 1194), was a Duke of Wiślica during 1166-1173, Duke of Sandomierz since 1173 and Duke of Kraków and High Duke of Poland (see Seniorate Province) from 1177 until his death. The surname "the Just" wasn't contemporary; this only appears in the 16th century.
Bolesław IV the Curly (Polish: Bolesław Kędzierzawy) (ca. 1125 – 3 April 1173) from the Piast dynasty was Duke of Masovia since 1138 and High Duke of Poland from 1146 until his death. He was the third son of Duke Bolesław III Wrymouth of Poland by his second wife Salomea, daughter of the Swabian count Henry of Berg. The death of his older ...
When Henry's son and heir, High Duke Henry II the Pious was killed at the 1241 Battle of Legnica, Konrad once again assumed the senioral title, but had to yield to the claims raised by his nephew Bolesław V the Chaste, son of his elder brother Leszek, two years later.