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Alexander Jagiellon

1461 - 1506

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Alexander Jagiellon (Polish: Aleksander Jagiellończyk, Lithuanian: Aleksandras Jogailaitis; 5 August 1461 – 19 August 1506) of the House of Jagiellon was the Grand Duke of Lithuania and later also King of Poland. He was the fourth son of Casimir IV Jagiellon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Jagiellon has received more than 199,241 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Alexander Jagiellon is the 2,156th most popular politician (up from 2,286th in 2019), the 120th most popular biography from Poland (up from 136th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Polish Politician.

Alexander Jagiellon was the king of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1506 until his death in 1548. He ruled the largest Polish-Lithuanian state in the history of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.

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Among politicians, Alexander Jagiellon ranks 2,156 out of 15,577Before him are Emperor Annei, Denis Sassou Nguesso, Magnus IV of Sweden, Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, Svatopluk I of Moravia, and Hyejong of Goryeo. After him are Géza II of Hungary, Hostilian, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, Talal of Jordan, Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, and Rajendra Prasad.

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Among people born in 1461, Alexander Jagiellon ranks 1After him are Anne of France, Christina of Saxony, and Raffaele Riario. Among people deceased in 1506, Alexander Jagiellon ranks 5Before him are Christopher Columbus, Philip I of Castile, Andrea Mantegna, and Yeonsangun of Joseon. After him are Anne of Foix-Candale, Sultan Husayn Bayqara, Sesshū Tōyō, Beatriz, Duchess of Viseu, Alexander Agricola, Sancha of Aragon, and João I of Kongo.

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Among people born in Poland, Alexander Jagiellon ranks 120 out of 1,454Before him are Jan Henryk Dąbrowski (1755), Paul Gottlieb Nipkow (1860), Edward Sapir (1884), Jan Matejko (1838), Mieszko I of Poland (940), and Rochus Misch (1917). After him are Clara Immerwahr (1870), Otto Liman von Sanders (1855), Władysław Sikorski (1881), Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860), Arthur Liebehenschel (1901), and Solomon Asch (1907).


Among politicians born in Poland, Alexander Jagiellon ranks 27Before him are Catherine Jagiellon (1526), Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein (1858), Marie Walewska (1786), Kurt Daluege (1897), Karl Hanke (1903), and Mieszko I of Poland (940). After him are Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860), Arthur Liebehenschel (1901), Jarosław Kaczyński (1949), Géza I of Hungary (1040), Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg (1767), and Władysław I the Elbow-high (1260).