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Kazimierz IV Jagiellończyk, (Casimir IV the Jagiellonian) King of Poland 1447-1492, Grand Duke of Lithuania 1440-1492
Her distant kinsman Frederick III of Austria was Holy Roman Emperor, and reigned Germany even after Casimir's death.
Casimir, in alliance with the Prussian Confederation, defeated the Teutonic Order taking over its capital in Malbork, which in the ensuing Second Treaty of Torun (October 19, 1466) recognized Polish sovereignty over Royal Prussia and the Polish crown's over lordship over Ducal Prussia.
www.angelfire.com /scifi2/rsolecki/kazimierz_IV_jagiellonczyk.html   (618 words)

 Poland History
Lokietek's son, Casimir III, was born in 1310 and was the only Polish king distinguished as "Great." His reign laid the foundation for future Polish grandeur.
Casimir was a king of all the people, called "King of the Peasants" for his attempt to secure the authority of royal courts over aristocratic abuses and to codify Polish law.
Unfortunately, the Jagiellonians failed to elaborate a coherent political rationale for organizing the lands between Russia and Germany into a loose federation, in order to prevent their falling under the domain of one of these powers.
www.snookems.com /poland/phistory.htm   (8510 words)

 Curse of the Open Tomb
Casimir was the second son of Wladyslaw II Jagiello and his fourth wife, Zofja Holszanska.
The remains of King Casimir IV and his wife Elizabeth were interred in a tomb situated in the chapel of Wawel Castle in Krakow, Poland.
With the consent of Cardinal Wojtyla (Archbishop of Krakow, today better known as Pope John Paul II), a team of scientists was given permission to open the tomb and examine the remains, with restoration as the ultimate objective.
www.catchpenny.org /curse.html   (824 words)

 Informat.io on History Of The Jews In Poland
The decline in the status of the Jews was briefly checked by Casimir IV the Jagiellonian (1447–1492), but to increase his power he soon issued the Statute of Nieszawa[2].
Conflicts and disputes, however, became of frequent occurrence, and led to the convocation of periodical rabbinical congresses, which were the nucleus of the central institution known in Poland, from the middle of the sixteenth to the middle of the eighteenth century, as the Council of Four Lands.
Under Sigismund III Vasa (1587–1632) and his son, Wladislaus IV Vasa (1632–1648), the position of the Jews was gradually reduced as blood libel accusations increased.
www.informat.io /?title=History_of_the_Jews_in_Poland   (6884 words)

 Casimir IV Jagiellon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As a thirteen-year-old boy, Casimir was invited by Lithuanian nobles under the leadership of John Gasztold to come to Lithuania, and on 29 June 1440 he was installed as Grand Duke of Lithuania without Polish consent.
The marriage strengthened the ties between the house of Jagiellon and the sovereigns of Hungary-Bohemia and put Casimir at odds with the Holy Roman Emperor through internal Habsburg rivalry.
Son Casimir was to have married the daughter of Emperor Frederick III, but instead chose a religious life, eventually being canonized as St.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Casimir_IV_of_Poland   (486 words)

 Gdańsk - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In 1440 Danzig participated in the foundation of the Prussian Union which eventually led to the Thirteen Years War (1454-1466) and the incorporation of Royal Prussia to the direct rule of the Polish Crown.
Thanks to the Royal charters granted by king Casimir IV the Jagiellonian and the free access to all Polish markets, Danzig became a large and prosperous seaport and city.
The 16th and 17th centuries were a Golden Age for trade and culture of the city.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Gdansk   (2739 words)

 History of Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Lokietek's son, Casimir III, was born in 1310 and was the only Polish king distinguished as "Great".
It is said that "he found Poland built of wood and left her built of stone." His ambitious projects ringed the country with fortifications.
Even though this meant abandoning Pomerania and Silesia, at least for a time, Casimir added large areas to the Polish Kingdom, pushing the country's borders south-east.
www.poland-embassy.si /eng/poland/history2.htm   (1624 words)

and Queen Louise Marie Gonzaga (†1667), second wife of King Ladislaus IV and the wife of King John II Casimir.
Tombs of King Ladislaus IV Vasa (†1648) and his Queen Cecilia Renata of Austria (†1644).
Heart of Queen Cecilia Renata of Austria, consort of Ladislaus IV (†1644; the urn was lost in 1944 when the church was burnt by German troops)
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 Wikinfo | List of Polish rulers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The best-known dynasties are the Piast (c.962-1370) and Jagiellonian (1386-1572): intervening and subsequent monarchs were often rulers also of neighboring lands, or princes drawn from foreign dynasties.
Polish kingship ended after the third Partition in 1795, and independence was restored on a republican basis in 1918.
Ladislaus I the Short (1306-1333) (until 1320, Duke Ladislaus IV) King of Poland 1320-1333
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Timeline_of_rulers_of_Poland   (376 words)

 History of Jews in Poland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In 1334, Casimir III the Great (1303–1370) amplified and expanded Bolesław's old charter with the Wiślicki Statute.
Kazimierz IV Jagiellończyk confirmed and extended Jewish charters in the second half of the fifteenth century
In 1993 the Union of Jewish Religious Communities in Poland was established with the aim of organizing the religious and cultural life of the members of the communities in Poland.
enc.qba73.com /link-History_of_the_Jews_in_Poland   (7575 words)

 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> pt:Sejm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The General Sejm (Polish Sejm Generalny or Sejm Walny), first convoked by the king John I Olbracht in 1493 near Piotrków, evolved from earlier regional and provincial meetings (sejmiks.
It followed most closely the sejmik generally), which arose from the 1454 Nieszawa Statutes, granted to the szlachta by King Casimir IV the Jagiellonian.
Since 1493 Sejm Walny has been meeting irregulary, on average once a year.
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/pt:Sejm   (1768 words)

The Polish royal crown was therefore associated with the most fortunate period in Polish history, when Poland emerged united under Ladislaus the Short and soon made her way up as one of the major political powers in Europe.
The gold obtained from the regalia (over 25 pounds) was used by the Prussians to mint gold coins, while the numerous gemstones and the pearls were sold.
1454: Elizabeth of Austria, consort of Casimir IV Jagiellonian
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 John I of Poland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
He was the third son of Casimir IV, king of Poland, and Elizabeth, daughter of Emperor Albert II of Germany.
Piast - Wladislaus I the Elbow-high • Casimir III the Great
Jagiellon - Wladislaus II Jagiełło • Wladislaus III of Varna • Casimir IV the Jagiellonian John I Olbracht • Alexander the Jagiellonian • Sigismund I the Old • Sigismund II Augustus /wiki/index.php/John_I_of_Poland   (416 words)

 King List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
* Boleslaus IV the Curly (1146–1173) (Bolesław Kędzierzawy)
* Casimir II the Just (1173–1194) (Kazimierz Sprawiedliwy)
* Vladislaus I the Short (1306–1333) (until 1320, Duke Vladislaus IV) King of Poland 1320–1333
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 Polish Kings: Casimir IV
Polish Kings: Casimir IV Casimir IV grand duke of Lithuania from 1440; Polish king from 1447; Jagiellonian dynasty; son of Wladyslav II Jagiello and Sofia Holszanska
What kind of unity was created during reign of Casimir IV?
Describe the development of science, art and culture.
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