Person:Jan Zamoyski (1)

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Jan Zamoyski
d.3 Jun 1605 Zamość, Poland
  1. Jan Zamoyski1542 - 1605
m. 1592
  1. Tomasz Zamoyski1594 - 1638
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Name Jan Zamoyski
Gender Male
Birth[1] 19 Mar 1542 Zdanów-Skokówka, Lubelskie, Poland
Marriage 1592 to Barbara Tarnowska
Death[1] 3 Jun 1605 Zamość, Poland


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Jan Zamoyski (also known as Jan Zamojski, Ioannes de Zamość) (1542–1605), was a Polish-Lithuanian nobleman, magnate, 1st duke/ordynat of Zamość. Royal Secretary since 1566, Deputy Kanclerz (Chancellor)) of the Crown since 1576, Lord Grand-Chancellor of the Crown since 1578, and Grand Hetman of the Crown since 1581. General Starost of Kraków from 1580 to 1585, Starost of Bełz, Międzyrzecz, Krzeszów, Knyszyn and Derpsk. Important advisor to Kings Sigismund II Augustus and Stephen Báthory, he was one of the major opponents of Bathory's successor, Sigismund III Vasa, and one of the most skilled diplomats, politicians and statesmen of his time, standing as a major figure in the politics of the Commonwealth throughout his life.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Jan Zamoyski, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).