Sophia Olelkovich Radziwill (Saint Sophia of Slutsk, Princess Sophia of Slutsk; May 1, 1585 – March 19, 1612) was a Lithuanian Orthodox Christian saint. She was the last descendant of the family Olelkovich-Slutsk (princes of Slutsk and Kopyl ) who were descended from Prince Algirdas .
The last member of the family was Sophia Olelkovich Radziwill (1585–1612), wife of Janusz Radziwiłł. She was elevated to sainthood in the Eastern Orthodox Church in 1983. As part of her marriage negotiations, she insisted on remaining a member of the Eastern Orthodox Church, despite her future husband's allegiance to Calvinism.
Sophia Olelkovich Radziwill (1612) The mother of Ivan Kulesh (1986) Belgium. Fernande de Cartier de Marchienne (1903), mother of Marguerite Yourcenar; Yvonne Smits (1979, raped and shot was cause of death. Unborn child also died) Bohemia. Judith of Bohemia (1086), Duchess of Poland; Judith of Habsburg (1297), Queen of Bohemia
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The last member of the family was Sophia Olelkovich Radziwill (1585-1612), wife of Janusz Radziwiłł and saint of the Eastern Orthodox Church. After her death, considerable wealth and the Duchy of Slutsk passed to the Radziwiłł family .
May 1 – Sophia Olelkovich Radziwill, Polish-Lithuanian noble (d. 1612) May 5 – Vincenzo Carafa, Italian Jesuit priest and spiritual writer (d. 1649) May 6 – Guy XX de Laval, French noble (d. 1605) May 12 – John Oglander, English politicians (d. 1655) June 11 – Evert Horn, Swedish soldier (d. 1615)
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Sigismund III Vasa (also known as Sigismund III of Poland, Zygmunt III Waza, Sigismund, Žygimantas Vaza, English exonym: Sigmund; 20 June 1566 – 30 April 1632 N.S.) was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, monarch of the united Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1587 to 1632, and King of Sweden (where he is known simply as Sigismund) from 1592 as a composite monarchy until he was ...