John III Sobieski ( Polish: Jan III Sobieski; Lithuanian: Jonas III Sobieskis; Latin: Ioannes III Sobiscius; 17 August 1629 – 17 June 1696) was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1674 until his death in 1696. Born into Polish nobility, Sobieski was educated at the Jagiellonian University and toured Europe in his youth.
John III Sobieski, Polish Jan Sobieski, (born August 17, 1629, Olesko, Poland—died June 17, 1696, Wilanów), elective king of Poland (1674–96), a soldier who drove back the Ottoman Turks and briefly restored the kingdom of Poland-Lithuania to greatness for the last time.
John III Sobieski , Polish Jan Sobieski, (born Aug. 17, 1629, Olesko, Pol.—died June 17, 1696, Wilanów), Elective king of Poland (1674–96). Named commander in chief of the Polish army (1668), he distinguished himself by victories over the Cossacks and Turks.
Jul 28, 2008 · In 1683, a Christian relief force led by John III Sobieski, King of Poland, repulsed the army of Mehmed IV, saving Western Europe from seemingly inevitable Muslim conquest. by Anthony Pagden 7/28/2008 Muslims battle Christians outside Vienna. (The Art Archive/Museum der Stadt Wien/Dagli Orti)
John III Sobieski, the victor of the Battle of Chocim. Scutum Sobiescianum, a constellation created by Jan Heweliusz to commemorate the victory of the Polish forces led by King John III in the Battle of Vienna. Coat of Arms of John III Sobieski as the King of Poland Portrayal of Sobieski's royal crown, Gdańsk. Notable members Palaces
JOHN III SOBIESKI, KING OF POLAND Reigned 1674 to 1696; b. Olesko, Galicia, June 2, 1624; d. Wilanow, June 17, 1696. Through his mother, he inherited the Zolkiewski fortune; through his father, the enormous Sobieski estates. He was one of the wealthiest nobles in Poland.
Feb 28, 2023 · About John III Sobieski, King of Poland. John III Sobieski (Polish: Jan III Sobieski) (17 August 1629 – 17 June 1696) was one of the most notable monarchs of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, from 1674 until his death King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania.
John III Sobieski (Polish: Jan III Sobieski, Lithuanian: Jonas Sobieskis; 17 August 1629 – 17 June 1696) was one of the most notable monarchs of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, from 1674 until his death King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania. Sobieski's 22-year-reign was marked by a period of the Commonwealth's stabilization, much ...
John III Sobieski (Pols: Jan III Sobieski, Lithuanie: Jonas Sobieskis; 17 August 1629 – 17 Juin 1696), frae 1674 till his daith Kíng o Poland an Grand Duke o Lithuanie, wis ane o the maist notable monarchs o the Pols–Lithuanie Commonweel.
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Jun 11, 2018 · John III (John Sobieski) (sôbyĕ´skē), 1624–96, king of Poland (1674–96), champion of Christian Europe against the Ottomans. Born to an ancient noble family, he was appointed (1668) commander of the Polish army.