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Jan Zamoyski

1542 - 1605

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Jan Sariusz Zamoyski (Latin: Ioannes Zamoyski de Zamoscie; 19 March 1542 – 3 June 1605) was a Polish nobleman, magnate, and the 1st ordynat of Zamość. He served as the Royal Secretary from 1565, Deputy Chancellor from 1576, Grand Chancellor of the Crown from 1578, and Great Hetman of the Crown from 1581. Zamoyski was the General Starost of the city of Kraków from 1580 to 1585, Starost of Bełz, Międzyrzecz, Krzeszów, Knyszyn and Tartu. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan Zamoyski has received more than 129,591 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Jan Zamoyski is the 5,879th most popular politician (up from 6,468th in 2019), the 328th most popular biography from Poland (up from 376th in 2019) and the 86th most popular Polish Politician.

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Among politicians, Jan Zamoyski ranks 5,879 out of 15,577Before him are Abi-Eshuh, Alfred, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, King Xuan of Zhou, Joschka Fischer, Shar-Kali-Sharri, and Princess Margaret of Prussia. After him are Prince Adalbert of Bavaria, Santiago Carrillo, Sylvanus Olympio, Nebuchadnezzar IV, Hashim Thaçi, and Itzcoatl.

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Among people born in 1542, Jan Zamoyski ranks 10Before him are John of the Cross, Hattori Hanzō, Robert Bellarmine, Álvaro de Mendaña de Neira, Isabella de' Medici, and Mariam-uz-Zamani. After him are Giovanni Leonardo Di Bona, Henriette of Cleves, Ruqaiya Sultan Begum, Guðbrandur Þorláksson, and Gioseffo Guami. Among people deceased in 1605, Jan Zamoyski ranks 13Before him are Jean Nicot, John Davis, Ulisse Aldrovandi, Theodore Beza, Johann II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, and Naresuan. After him are Orazio Vecchi, Robert Catesby, Stradanus, and Marino Grimani.

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Among people born in Poland, Jan Zamoyski ranks 328 out of 1,454Before him are Otto Mueller (1874), Stefan Czarniecki (1599), Robert Luther (1822), Yisrael Kristal (1903), Maria Szymanowska (1789), and Maximilian von Prittwitz (1848). After him are Peter Lindbergh (1944), Hans Karl von Diebitsch (1785), Józef Maria Hoene-Wroński (1776), Helmuth von Pannwitz (1898), Mieszko III the Old (1126), and Leopold Infeld (1898).


Among politicians born in Poland, Jan Zamoyski ranks 86Before him are Henry the Bearded (1163), Siemomysł (922), Janusz Korwin-Mikke (1942), Bolesław V the Chaste (1226), Stefan Czarniecki (1599), and Yisrael Kristal (1903). After him are Mieszko III the Old (1126), Kurt Schumacher (1895), Anna Leszczyńska (1699), Bolesław IV the Curly (1120), Arthur Greiser (1897), and Roman Dmowski (1864).