Casimir I the Restorer

1016 - 1058

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Casimir I the Restorer (Polish: Kazimierz I Odnowiciel; 25 July 1016 – 19 March 1058), a member of the Piast dynasty, was the duke of Poland from 1040 until his death. Casimir was the son of Mieszko II Lambert and Richeza of Lotharingia. He is known as the Restorer because he managed to reunite all parts of the Kingdom of Poland after a period of turmoil. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Casimir I the Restorer has received more than 122,685 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Casimir I the Restorer is the 3,969th most popular politician (down from 3,323rd in 2019), the 232nd most popular biography from Poland (down from 194th in 2019) and the 54th most popular Polish Politician.

Casimir is most famous for his work in the field of electromagnetism. He was able to show that the electromagnetic field could be quantized.

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Among politicians, Casimir I the Restorer ranks 3,969 out of 15,710Before him are Theramenes, Radagaisus, Clodia Pulchra, Nikolai Ryzhkov, Louis, Count of Évreux, and Otto Georg Thierack. After him are Gesalec, Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton, Hans Modrow, Sa'id of Egypt, François Louis, Prince of Conti, and James I, Count of La Marche.

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Among people born in 1016, Casimir I the Restorer ranks 6Before him are Harold Harefoot, Robert Guiscard, Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor, Béla I of Hungary, and Ferdinand I of León. After him are Deokjong of Goryeo, Amadeus I, Count of Savoy, Svein Knutsson, Emperor Xingzong of Liao, Edward the Exile, and Naropa. Among people deceased in 1058, Casimir I the Restorer ranks 3Before him are Solomon ibn Gabirol and Pope Stephen IX. After him are Al-Mawardi, Ermesinde of Carcassonne, Lulach, William VII, Duke of Aquitaine, Judith of Schweinfurt, and Stephen I of Croatia.

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Among people born in Poland, Casimir I the Restorer ranks 232 out of 1,231Before him are Moritz Moszkowski (1854), Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff (1848), Eberhard von Mackensen (1889), Stanislaus Kostka (1550), Albert Barillé (1920), and Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus (1651). After him are Hans Modrow (1928), Otto Mueller (1874), Georg Forster (1754), Klaus von Klitzing (1943), Henryk Szeryng (1918), and Victor Klemperer (1881).


Among politicians born in Poland, Casimir I the Restorer ranks 54Before him are John I Albert (1459), Bolesław III Wrymouth (1086), William I of Württemberg (1781), Bolesław Bierut (1892), Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1785), and Mieszko II Lambert (990). After him are Hans Modrow (1928), Victor Klemperer (1881), Mykhailo Hrushevsky (1866), Piast the Wheelwright (800), Bronisław Komorowski (1952), and Bolesław II the Generous (1041).