Person:Casimir IV Jagiellon (1)

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Casimir IV Jagiellon
b.30 Nov 1427
d.7 Jun 1492
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Name Casimir IV Jagiellon
Gender Male
Birth[1] 30 Nov 1427
Marriage 10 FEB 1454 to Elisabeth of Austria
Death[1] 7 Jun 1492
Other? House of Jagiellon


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Casimir IV KG ( ; ; 30 November 1427 – 7 June 1492) of the House of Jagiellon was Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1440, and King of Poland from 1447, until his death. He was one of the most active Polish rulers, under whom the crown, by defeating the Teutonic Knights in the Thirteen Years' War recovered Pomerania, and the Jagiellonian dynasty became one of the leading royal houses in Europe. He was a strong opponent of aristocracy, and helped to strengthen the importance of Parliament and the Senat.

Casimir was the second son of King Władysław II Jagiełło (Jogaila), and the younger brother of Władysław III of Varna.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Casimir IV Jagiellon, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   Casimir IV Jagellon, King of Poland, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.