Saint Casimir

1458 - 1484

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Casimir Jagiellon (Latin: Casimirus; Lithuanian: Kazimieras; Polish: Kazimierz; 3 October 1458 – 4 March 1484) was a prince of the Kingdom of Poland and of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Second son of King Casimir IV Jagiellon, he was tutored by Johannes Longinus, a Polish chronicler and diplomat. After his elder brother Vladislaus was elected as King of Bohemia in 1471, Casimir became the heir apparent. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saint Casimir has received more than 237,390 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Saint Casimir is the 539th most popular religious figure (down from 445th in 2019), the 103rd most popular biography from Poland (down from 83rd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Polish Religious Figure.

Saint Casimir is most famous for being the patron saint of Poland. He was born in 1458 and died in 1484.

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Among religious figures, Saint Casimir ranks 539 out of 2,272Before him are Saint Giles, Pope Eusebius, Benkei, Zaynab bint Khuzayma, Olaus Magnus, and Zaynab bint Ali. After him are Scholastica, Francis of Paola, Seraphim of Sarov, Abbas ibn Ali, Yusuf al-Qaradawi, and Rabanus Maurus.

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Among people born in 1458, Saint Casimir ranks 1After him are Sebastian Brant, Eleanor of Viseu, Piri Mehmed Pasha, and Jacopo Sannazaro. Among people deceased in 1484, Saint Casimir ranks 2Before him is Pope Sixtus IV. After him are Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales, Federico I Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua, Ippolita Maria Sforza, Luigi Pulci, and Nicolas Froment.

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Among people born in Poland, Saint Casimir ranks 103 out of 1,231Before him are Dziga Vertov (1896), Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein (1858), Catherine Jagiellon (1526), Ulrich Beck (1944), Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski (1899), and Ferdinand von Richthofen (1833). After him are Casimir Funk (1884), Henryk Wieniawski (1835), Kurt Student (1890), Anna Jagiellon (1523), Otto Liman von Sanders (1855), and Alfred von Tirpitz (1849).


Among religious figures born in Poland, Saint Casimir ranks 5Before him are Pope John Paul II (1920), Maximilian Kolbe (1894), Faustina Kowalska (1905), and Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906). After him are Angelus Silesius (1624), Itzhak Stern (1901), Stanislaus Kostka (1550), Stanislaus of Szczepanów (1030), Hyacinth of Poland (1185), Stefan Wyszyński (1901), and Stanisław Dziwisz (1939).