Person:John II Casimir Vasa (1)

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John II Casimir Vasa
b.22 Mar 1609
d.16 Dec 1672
  1. John II Casimir Vasa1609 - 1672
  2. John Albert Vasa1612 - 1634
  3. Karol Ferdynand Vasa1613 - 1655
  4. Alexander Charles Vasa1614 - 1634
  5. Anna Catherine Constance Vasa1619 - 1651
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Name John II Casimir Vasa
Gender Male
Birth[1] 22 Mar 1609 House of Vasa
Death[1] 16 Dec 1672


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John II Casimir (; ; (22 March 1609 – 16 December 1672) was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania during the era of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, Duke of Opole in Upper Silesia, and titular King of Sweden 1648–1660. In Poland, he is known and commonly referred as Jan Kazimierz. His parents were Sigismund III Vasa (1566–1632) and Constance of Austria (1588–1631). His older brother, and predecessor on the throne, was Władysław IV Vasa. Related to the Habsburg rulers of the Holy Roman Empire he was the third and last monarch on the Polish throne from the House of Vasa. He was the last ruler of Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth bearing a blood connection to the Jagiellon dynasty, through the female line.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 John II Casimir Vasa, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).