The Royal Archcathedral Basilica of Saints Stanislaus and Wenceslaus on the Wawel Hill (Polish: Królewska Bazylika Archikatedralna śś. Stanisława i Wacława na Wawelu), also known as the Wawel Cathedral (Polish: Katedra Wawelska), is a Roman Catholic church and cathedral of the Archdiocese of Kraków, located on Wawel Hill in Kraków, Poland.
Nanker (born Jan Kołda; also known as Nankier; ca. 1270–1341) was a Polish noble of Oksza coat of arms, bishop of Kraków (1320–1326) and bishop of Wrocław (1326–1341). Supporter of King Władysław I and archbishop and primate of Poland Jakub Świnka , he initiated the construction of the Wawel Cathedral .
The bowels were placed in a wall of the Latin Cathedral in Lwów, while the body was buried in Wawel Cathedral in Kraków on 31 January 1676, the same day that John Sobieski was crowned as John III. Michael's reign was considered to be less than successful as his ability to be a capable monarch were greatly hurt by Poland's quarrelling factions.
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În cripta de sub Catedrala Wawel se află mormintele regilor polonezi, eroiilor naționali, generalilor și revoluționarilor, inclusiv a conducătorilor din Uniunea statală polono-lituaniană, cum ar fi Ioan al III-lea Sobieski și soția sa Tadeusz Kościuszko - un lider a insurecției naționale poloneze și generalul de brigadă în Războiul de Independență al Statelor Unite ale ...
A Real Catedral Basílica dos Santos Estanislau e Venceslau no Monte Wawel (em polonês/polaco: królewska bazylika archikatedralna śś. Stanisława i Wacława na Wawelu), também conhecida como Catedral de Wawel (em polonês/polaco: katedra wawelska), é uma igreja católica romana localizada no monte Wawel, em Cracóvia, na Polônia.
King John III Sobieski died in Wilanów, Poland on 17 June 1696 from a sudden heart attack. His wife, Marie Casimire Louise, died in 1716 in Blois, France, and her body was returned to Poland. They are interred together in Wawel Cathedral, Kraków, Poland. He was succeeded by Augustus II. Legacy and significance
The crypt beneath the Wawel Cathedral holds the tombs of Polish kings, national heroes, generals and revolutionaries, including rulers of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth such as Jan III Sobieski and his consort Marie Casimire (Maria Kazimiera), the remains of Tadeusz Kościuszko – a leader of a Polish national insurrection and Brigadier General in the American Revolutionary War; the ...
The cathedral stands atop a hill tradition associated with the Wawel Dragon, a medieval reflex of an ancient dragon-slaying myth. In this version the eponymous hero of Krakow, the shoemaker Krakus (Latin: Graccus or Cracus), was said to have slain the fire-breathing dragon who lived in a cave beneath the hill by feeding it a ram stuffed with sulfur, which caused the dragon so much thirst that ...
Lech Aleksander Kaczyński (Polish pronunciation: [ˈlɛx alɛkˈsandɛr kaˈt͡ʂɨj̃skʲi] (); 18 June 1949 – 10 April 2010) was a Polish lawyer and politician who served as the Mayor of Warsaw from 2002 until 2005, and as the President of Poland from 2005 until his death in 2010.