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  1. John II Casimir Vasa (Polish: Jan II Kazimierz Waza; Lithuanian: Jonas Kazimieras Vaza; 22 March 1609 – 16 December 1672) was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1648 to his abdication in 1668 as well as a claimant to the throne of Sweden from 1648 to 1660.

  2. John II Casimir Vasa was the king of Poland (164868) and pretender to the Swedish throne, whose reign was marked by heavy losses of Polish territory incurred in wars against the Ukrainians, Tatars, Swedes, and Russians.

  3. John II Casimir Vasa (Polish: Jan II Kazimierz Waza; Lithuanian: Jonas Kazimieras Vaza; 22 March 1609 – 16 December 1672) was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1648 to his abdication in 1668 as well as a claimant to the throne of Sweden from 1648 to 1660.

  4. On 16 September 1668, grief-stricken after the death of his wife in the previous year, John II Casimir abdicated the throne of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, and returned to France, where he joined the Jesuits and became abbot of Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés in Paris.

  5. John II Casimir Vasa was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1648 to his abdication in 1668 as well as a claimant to the throne of Sweden from 1648 to 1660. He was the first son of Sigismund III Vasa with his second wife Constance of Austria.

  6. Apr 27, 2022 · John II Casimir (Polish: Jan II Kazimierz Waza; German: Johann II. Kasimir Wasa; March 22, 1609 – 16 December [O.S. 6 December] 1672) was King and Grand Duke of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, and Duke of Opole in Upper Silesia, titular King of Sweden 1648-1660.

  7. John II Casimir (1609–1672) was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1648 until his abdication in 1668, as well as titular King of Sweden from 1648 until 1660. In Polish historiography, John Casimir's reign has been considered one of the most disastrous in the history of Poland.

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