Sigismund I the Old

1467 - 1548

Sigismund I the Old

Sigismund I the Old (Polish: Zygmunt I Stary, Lithuanian: Žygimantas II Senasis; 1 January 1467 – 1 April 1548) was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1506 until his death in 1548. Sigismund I was a member of the Jagiellonian dynasty, the son of Casimir IV and younger brother of kings John I Albert and Alexander I Jagiellon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sigismund I the Old has received more than 289,247 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 976th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Sigismund I the Old ranks 971 out of 14,801Before him are Klement Gottwald, Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Christian VIII of Denmark, Dionysius I of Syracuse, Carloman II, and Henry I of England. After him are Mohammad Mosaddegh, Louis I of Spain, Romanos III Argyros, Arthur Henderson, Alfonso VI of León and Castile, and Clara Petacci.

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Among people born in 1467, Sigismund I the Old ranks 2Before him is Pedro Álvares Cabral. After him are Francis Phoebus of Navarre, Ferdinand II of Naples, Guillaume Budé, Giovanni il Popolano, Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio, Andrea Sansovino, Hadım Suleiman Pasha, Radu IV the Great, and John Colet. Among people deceased in 1548, Sigismund I the Old ranks 1After him are Catherine Parr, Gonzalo Pizarro, Juan Diego, and Juan de Zumárraga.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Sigismund I the Old ranks 62 out of 930Before him are Isaac Bashevis Singer (1902), Lech Kaczyński (1949), Rudolf Clausius (1822), Klaus Kinski (1926), Bolesław I the Brave (967), and Gerhart Hauptmann (1862). After him are Paul Ehrlich (1854), Albert A. Michelson (1852), Faustina Kowalska (1905), Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906), Werner von Blomberg (1878), and Norbert Elias (1897).


Among politicians born in Poland, Sigismund I the Old ranks 11Before him are Vladislaus II of Hungary (1456), Wojciech Jaruzelski (1923), Sigismund II Augustus (1520), Władysław III of Poland (1424), Lech Kaczyński (1949), and Bolesław I the Brave (967). After him are Ladislaus I of Hungary (1046), John II Casimir Vasa (1609), Zbigniew Brzezinski (1928), Casimir IV Jagiellon (1427), Casimir III the Great (1310), and Donald Tusk (1957).

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