Sigismund Kęstutaitis

1365 - 1440

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Sigismund Kęstutaitis (Lithuanian: Žygimantas I Kęstutaitis; Polish: Zygmunt Kiejstutowicz; Belarusian: Жыгімонт Кейстутавіч; c. 1365 – 20 March 1440) was the Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1432 to 1440. Sigismund was his baptismal name, while his pagan Lithuanian birth name is unknown. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sigismund Kęstutaitis has received more than 69,459 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Sigismund Kęstutaitis is the 4,116th most popular politician (down from 3,909th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from Lithuania (up from 31st in 2019) and the 13th most popular Lithuanian Politician.

Sigismund Kęstutaitis was a Lithuanian prince and the Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1592 to 1632. He is most famous for being the last male of the House of Gediminas, the ruling dynasty of Lithuania.

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Among politicians, Sigismund Kęstutaitis ranks 4,116 out of 15,710Before him are Pompeius Strabo, Eleanor of Viseu, Kunigunde of Austria, Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Lucius Munatius Plancus, and Sextus Afranius Burrus. After him are Piers Gaveston, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Mircea II of Wallachia, Augusta Victoria of Hohenzollern, Jing Ke, Ferdinand Buisson, and Sultan Husayn.

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Among people born in 1365, Sigismund Kęstutaitis ranks 3Before him are Christine de Pizan and U of Goryeo. After him are Violant of Bar, William II, Duke of Bavaria, and Niccolò de' Niccoli. Among people deceased in 1440, Sigismund Kęstutaitis ranks 5Before him are Gilles de Rais, Frances of Rome, Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg, and Cennino Cennini. After him is Itzcoatl.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Sigismund Kęstutaitis ranks 29 out of 235Before him are Emilia Plater (1806), Dalia Grybauskaitė (1956), Algirdas Brazauskas (1932), Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander (1799), Vytautas Landsbergis (1932), and Wilfrid Voynich (1865). After him are Isaac Levitan (1860), Jan Karol Chodkiewicz (1560), Leo Jogiches (1867), Andrew Schally (1926), Aaron Klug (1926), and Gabriel Narutowicz (1865).

Among POLITICIANS In Lithuania

Among politicians born in Lithuania, Sigismund Kęstutaitis ranks 13Before him are Kęstutis (1297), Antanas Smetona (1874), Valdas Adamkus (1926), Dalia Grybauskaitė (1956), Algirdas Brazauskas (1932), and Vytautas Landsbergis (1932). After him are Leo Jogiches (1867), Gabriel Narutowicz (1865), Janusz Radziwiłł (1612), Boris Skossyreff (1896), Birutė (1317), and Augustinas Voldemaras (1883).