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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 257,499 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Saint Casimir is the 575th most popular religious figure (down from 538th in 2019), the 110th most popular biography from Poland (down from 103rd 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 575 out of 2,238Before him are Antipope Alexander V, Pope Felix IV, Francis of Paola, Muhammad al-Jawad, Ruqayyah bint Muhammad, and Maria al-Qibtiyya. After him are Zayd ibn Thabit, Pope Eusebius, Pope Vigilius, Fatima al-Fihri, Ali al-Hadi, and Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía.

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Among people born in 1458, Saint Casimir ranks 1After him are Sebastian Brant, Eleanor of Viseu, Piri Mehmed Pasha, Jacopo Sannazaro, and John II, Duke of Cleves. 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, Mino da Fiesole, Nicolas Froment, and Elisabeth of Bavaria, Electress of Saxony.

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Among people born in Poland, Saint Casimir ranks 110 out of 1,454Before him are Hanna Reitsch (1912), Karl Hanke (1903), Alfred Döblin (1878), Erwin von Witzleben (1881), Fred Zinnemann (1907), and Zdzisław Beksiński (1929). After him are Henryk Wieniawski (1835), Konrad Emil Bloch (1912), Angelus Silesius (1624), Jan Henryk Dąbrowski (1755), Paul Gottlieb Nipkow (1860), and Edward Sapir (1884).


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 of Szczepanów (1030), Stanislaus Kostka (1550), Stefan Wyszyński (1901), Jerzy Popiełuszko (1947), and Hyacinth of Poland (1185).