- Władysław III (31 October 1424 – 10 November 1444), also known as Władysław of Varna was King of Poland from 1434, and King of Hungary from 1440, until his death at the Battle of Varna. Władysław III of Varna is known in Hungarian as I. Ulászló; in Polish as Władysław Warneńczyk; in Slovak as Vladislav I; in Czech as Vladislav Varnenčík; in Bulgarian as Vladislav Varnenchik (Владислав Варненчик); in Lithuanian as Vladislovas III; in Croatian as Vladislav I ...
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Władysław III, also known as Władysław of Varna, was King of Poland from 1434 and King of Hungary and Croatia from 1440 until his death at the Battle of Varna. Władysław III of Varna is known in Hungarian as I. Ulászló; in Polish as Władysław Warneńczyk; in Slovak as Vladislav I; in Czech as Vladislav Varnenčík; in Bulgarian as Владислав Варненчик; in Lithuanian as Vladislovas III; in Croatian as Vladislav I. Jagelović.
Mieszko III the Old died in 1202, and Władysław III Spindleshanks inherited the lands of Greater Poland. At some point in the ensuing four years, Władysław III surrendered the Duchy of Kalisz to Henry I the Bearded , Duke of Wrocław , in exchange of Lubusz , part of his effort to become more involved in Pomerania (which bordered Lubusz).
- 5 June 1239
- House of Piast
King Casimir III the Great (r. 1333–70), Władysław's son and the last of the Piast rulers, strengthened and expanded the restored Kingdom of Poland, but the western provinces of Silesia (formally ceded by Casimir in 1339) and most of Polish Pomerania were lost to the Polish state for centuries to come.
- (1424-10-31)31 October 1424 Kraków, Poland
- Ladislaus the Posthumous
- Władysław II Jagiełło
Władysław III Warneńczyk, (born Oct. 31, 1424, Kraków, Pol.—died Nov. 10, 1444, Varna, Bulg.), Polish king (1434–44) who was also king of Hungary (as Ulászló I; 1440–44) and who attempted unsuccessfully to push the Ottoman Turks out of the Balkans. His reign was overshadowed by the presence of his adviser, Zbigniew Oleśnicki.
Władysław III Spindleshanks ( Polish: Władysław Laskonogi; b. 1161/67 – 3 November 1231), of the Piast Dynasty, was Duke of Greater Poland (during 1194–1202 over all the land and during 1202–1229 only over the southern part), High Duke of Poland and Duke of Kraków during 1202–1206 and 1228–1231, Duke of Kalisz during 1202–1206, ruler of Lubusz during 1206–1210 and 1218–1225, and ruler over Gniezno during 1216–1217.
Władysław III (31 October 1424 – 10 November 1444), also known as Władysław of Varna was King of Poland from 1434, and King of Hungary from 1440, until his death at the Battle of Varna.
- 31 October 1424(1424-10-31) Kraków, Poland
- Władysław II Jagiełło
- Sophia of Halshany
Władysław III of Poland - Biography ... The eighteen-year-old king, although thus far a king solely by title, became deeply involved in the war against the Turks, ...
The war was the first major sign of rivalry and uneasy relations between Poland and Russia which last to this day. Its aftermath had a long-lasting impact on Russian society; it coined a stereotypical negative image of Poland in Russia,  and, most notably, it gave rise to the Romanovs , which ruled Russia for three centuries until the ...
Władysław finally died in 1434, leaving Poland to his elder son, Władysław III, and Lithuania to his younger, Casimir, both still minors at the time. The Lithuanian inheritance, however, could not be taken for granted. His death in 1434 ended the personal union between the two realms, and it was not clear what would take its place.
- c. 1351/1362 Vilnius
- Władysław III