Siemowit IV, Duke of Masovia, prince of Belz (1388–1426) Jaśko Mazowita, prefect of Belz (14th–15th centuries) Casimir II of Belz, prince of Belz (1434–1442) Jan Kamieniecki (1463–1513), starost of Belz; Mikołaj Sieniawski (c. 1489–1569), voivode of Belz; Jan Firlej (c. 1521–1574), voivode of Belz; Jan Zamoyski (1542–1605 ...
Duchy of Belz or principality of Belz was a duchy, formed in the late 12th century in Kievan Rus.During its history the duchy was a constituent part of some other political entities such as the Kingdom of Rus, the Kingdom of Hungary, Duchy of Masovia when eventually in the late 14th century was incorporated into Poland becoming later the Bełz Voivodeship
Casimir also did much for education. Stimulated by the example of Charles IV, who had founded the University of Prague in 1348, Casimir on the 12th of May 1364 established and richly endowed the first University of Cracow, which had five professors of Roman law, three of Canon law, two of physics, and one master of arts.
The synagogue in Belz, dedicated in 1843, destroyed by the Nazis during World War II, and demolished in the 1950s. A great Torah scholar, Rabbi Shalom Rokeach personally helped build the city's large and imposing synagogue , dedicated in 1843, which could seat 5,000 worshippers and had superb acoustics.
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Stimulated by the example of Charles IV., who had founded the university of Prague in 1348, Casimir on May 12, 1364, established and richly endowed the first university of Cra cow, which has five professors of Roman law, three of Canon law, two of physics, and one master of arts. Casimir reorganized the State finances.
Jun 09, 2014 · CASIMIR III., called "The Great," king of Poland (1310-1370), the son of Wladislaus Lokietek, king of Poland, and Jadwiga, princess of Kalisch, was born at Kowal in Kujavia in 1310. Casimir belongs to that remarkable group of late medieval sovereigns who may be called the fathers of modern diplomacy, inasmuch as they relegated warfare to its proper place as the instrument of politics, and ...
Galicia–Volhynia Wars were several wars fought in the years 1340–1392 over the succession in the Principality of Galicia–Volhynia (in modern Poland and Ukraine). After Boleslaw-Yuri II was poisoned by local nobles in 1340, both Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Kingdom of Poland advanced claims over the principality.
CASIMIR III., called "THE Great," king of Poland (1310-1370), the son of Wladislaus Lokietek, king of Poland, and Jadwiga, princess of Kalisch, was born at Kowal in Kujavia in 1 3 10. Casimir belongs to that remarkable group of late medieval sovereigns who may be called the fathers of modern diplomacy, inasmuch as they relegated warfare to its ...