Casimir IV Jagiellon

1427 - 1492

Casimir IV Jagiellon

Casimir IV (in full Casimir IV Andrew Jagiellon; Polish: Kazimierz IV Andrzej Jagiellończyk [kaˈʑimi̯ɛʒ jaɡi̯ɛlˈlɔɲt͡ʃɨk] (listen); Lithuanian: Kazimieras Jogailaitis; 30 November 1427 – 7 June 1492) was Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1440 and King of Poland from 1447, until his death. He was one of the most active Polish rulers, under whom Poland, by defeating the Teutonic Knights in the Thirteen Years' War recovered Pomerania, and the Jagiellonian dynasty became one of the leading royal houses in Europe. He was a strong opponent of aristocracy, and helped to strengthen the importance of Parliament and the Senate.The great triumph of his reign was bringing Prussia under Polish rule. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Casimir IV Jagiellon has received more than 287,865 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,183rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Casimir IV Jagiellon ranks 1,177 out of 14,801Before him are Lazar of Serbia, Nabopolassar, Lucius Junius Brutus, Börte, Clement Attlee, and Ephialtes of Trachis. After him are Charles II, Archduke of Austria, Cambyses I, Meritaten, Saud of Saudi Arabia, Xerxes II of Persia, and Peter of Castile.

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Among people born in 1427, Casimir IV Jagiellon ranks 1After him are Emperor Yingzong of Ming, Sigismund, Archduke of Austria, Lucrezia Tornabuoni, and Shen Zhou. Among people deceased in 1492, Casimir IV Jagiellon ranks 4Before him are Lorenzo de' Medici, Pope Innocent VIII, and Piero della Francesca. After him are Jami, Elizabeth Woodville, Gülbahar Hatun, Antoine Busnois, Jaume Huguet, and Sonni Ali.

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Among people born in Poland, Casimir IV Jagiellon ranks 73 out of 930Before him are Werner von Blomberg (1878), Norbert Elias (1897), Ladislaus I of Hungary (1046), John II Casimir Vasa (1609), Zbigniew Brzezinski (1928), and Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen (1895). After him are Erich von Falkenhayn (1861), Benoit Mandelbrot (1924), Johannes Hevelius (1611), Maria Feodorovna (1759), Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1776), and Kurt Alder (1902).


Among politicians born in Poland, Casimir IV Jagiellon ranks 15Before him are Lech Kaczyński (1949), Bolesław I the Brave (967), Sigismund I the Old (1467), Ladislaus I of Hungary (1046), John II Casimir Vasa (1609), and Zbigniew Brzezinski (1928). After him are Casimir III the Great (1310), Donald Tusk (1957), Béla I of Hungary (1016), Marie Walewska (1786), Catherine Jagiellon (1526), and Horst Köhler (1943).

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