Lew Sapieha

1557 - 1633

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Lew Sapieha (Lithuanian: Leonas Sapiega; Belarusian: Леў Сапега or Lieŭ Sapieha; 4 April 1557 – 7 July 1633) was a nobleman and statesman of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. He became Great Secretary of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in 1580, Great Clerk of the Grand Duchy in 1581, Crown Chancellor in 1585, Grand Chancellor from 1589 until 1623, Voivode of Vilnius in 1621, Great Lithuanian Hetman in 1623 and governor of Slonim, Brest and Mogilev. Sapieha is considered as a great political figure of the Commonwealth. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lew Sapieha has received more than 42,642 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Lew Sapieha is the 8,035th most popular politician (down from 7,667th in 2019), the 65th most popular biography from Belarus (down from 62nd in 2019) and the 25th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Lew Sapieha ranks 8,035 out of 15,577Before him are Taqi al-Din al-Nabhani, Prince Friedrich of Saxe-Meiningen, He Yingqin, Péter Medgyessy, Yunus Pasha, and Anacaona. After him are Lee Jong-wook, Susan Wojcicki, Odo de St Amand, Jonas Gahr Støre, Leonid Krasin, and Marcello Tegalliano.

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Among people born in 1557, Lew Sapieha ranks 11Before him are Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, Stephen Bocskai, Balthasar Gérard, Irina Godunova, Oda Nobutada, and Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg. After him are Philip Howard, 13th Earl of Arundel, Thomas Morley, and Jean de Sponde. Among people deceased in 1633, Lew Sapieha ranks 9Before him are Cornelis Drebbel, Patriarch Filaret of Moscow, Scipione Borghese, Xu Guangqi, Pieter Lastman, and Catherine Henriette de Balzac d'Entragues. After him are Archduchess Margaret of Austria, George Herbert, Juan Pablo Bonet, John Casimir, Duke of Saxe-Coburg, Étienne Brûlé, and George Abbot.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Lew Sapieha ranks 65 out of 330Before him are Antoine Pevsner (1884), Mikhail Borodin (1884), Fyodor Kuznetsov (1898), Salomon Maimon (1754), Abba Kovner (1918), and Chiang Fang-liang (1916). After him are Oscar Milosz (1877), S. Ansky (1863), Konstanty Kalinowski (1838), Lucjan Żeligowski (1865), Tuvia Bielski (1906), and Czesław Niemen (1939).

Among POLITICIANS In Belarus

Among politicians born in Belarus, Lew Sapieha ranks 25Before him are Alexander Orlov (1895), Mikołaj "the Black" Radziwiłł (1515), Vseslav of Polotsk (1029), Yevno Azef (1869), Mikołaj "the Red" Radziwiłł (1512), and Chiang Fang-liang (1916). After him are Konstanty Kalinowski (1838), Lucjan Żeligowski (1865), Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya (1982), Anatoly Chubais (1955), Ivonka Survilla (1936), and Bryachislav of Polotsk (997).