Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki

1640 - 1673

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Michael I (Polish: Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki, Lithuanian: Mykolas I Kaributas Višnioveckis; 31 May 1640 – 10 November 1673) was the ruler of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth as King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 29 September 1669 until his death in 1673.Chosen partly because of the merit of his father, prince Jeremi Wiśniowiecki, a powerful border magnate who had helped suppress the Cossacks in eastern Poland during the Khmelnytsky Uprising. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki has received more than 95,175 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki is the 3,246th most popular politician (down from 2,998th in 2019), the 108th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 13th in 2019) and the 39th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki was a Polish military commander and nobleman. He was one of the most successful military commanders in the history of Poland, and was the first person to hold the position of the Grand Crown Hetman. He is most famous for being the father of King John III Sobieski, who led the Polish forces to victory over the Ottoman Empire in the Battle of Vienna.

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Among politicians, Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki ranks 3,246 out of 15,710Before him are Prince Paul of Yugoslavia, Magnus II of Sweden, Manco Inca Yupanqui, Inge the Younger, Mohammad Shah Qajar, and Candaules. After him are James Macpherson, Philip III of Navarre, Lluís Llach, Charles Emmanuel II, Duke of Savoy, Georges Ernest Boulanger, and Richard I of Normandy.

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Among people born in 1640, Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki ranks 5Before him are Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart, Marquise de Montespan, and Man in the Iron Mask. After him are La Voisin, Pu Songling, Aphra Behn, Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe, Gaspar Sanz, Abraham Mignon, and Antoine Coysevox. Among people deceased in 1673, Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki ranks 4Before him are Molière, Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan, and Margaret Theresa of Spain. After him are Salvator Rosa, Semyon Dezhnev, Regnier de Graaf, Joan Blaeu, Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Barent Fabritius, and Robert Moray.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki ranks 108 out of 913Before him are Karol Szymanowski (1882), Emil Gilels (1916), Alexander Dovzhenko (1894), Anatoly Lunacharsky (1875), Ivan Paskevich (1782), and Isaac Stern (1920). After him are Alexander Samsonov (1859), Milla Jovovich (1975), Mikhail Ostrogradsky (1801), Adolph Joffe (1883), Stepan Makarov (1848), and Petro Poroshenko (1965).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki ranks 39Before him are Sergey Bubka (1963), Yaropolk I of Kiev (955), Vladimir Ivashko (1932), Vsevolod I of Kiev (1030), Nikolai Tikhonov (1905), and Anatoly Lunacharsky (1875). After him are Adolph Joffe (1883), Petro Poroshenko (1965), Yevgeny Primakov (1929), Ephraim Katzir (1916), Leo Kanner (1894), and Sviatopolk II of Kiev (1050).