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Vladislav II, King of Bohemia and Hungary (1456 - 1516) and Sigismund I, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania (1467 - 1548) and Louis II, King of Bohemia and Hungary (1506 - 1526) and Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania (1520 - 1572)

Ernő Marosi and Jerzy Kowalczyk

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Eastern European dynasty of rulers, patrons and collectors. In 1386 Jogaila, Grand Duke of Lithuania (d 1434), claimed the throne of Poland through marriage to Jadwiga (reg 1384–99), daughter of Louis I, King of Hungary and Poland, and became Vladislav II Jagiellon of Poland. He was succeeded by his sons, Vladislav III (reg 1434–44) and Kasimir IV (reg 1447–92). Kasimir’s sons (1) Vladislav II, elected King of Bohemia (1471) and of

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