Paweł Jan Sapieha
| Paweł Jan Sapieha
The szlachta was a legally privileged noble class with origins in the Kingdom of Poland. It gained considerable institutional privileges during the 1333-1370 reign of Casimir the Great. In 1413, following a series of tentative personal unions between the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Kingdom of...
The Sapieha is a Polish-Lithuanian princely family descending from the medieval boyars of Smolensk. The family acquired great influence in the sixteenth century.-History:...
|Coat of Arms
Polish heraldry is a branch of heraldry focused on studying the development of coats of arms in the lands of historical Poland , as well as specifically-Polish traits of heraldry. The term is also used to refer to Polish heraldic system, as opposed to systems used elsewhere, notably in Western Europe...
|| Jan Piotr Sapieha
Jan Piotr Sapieha was a Polish-Lithuanian nobleman . Starosta uświacki, pułkownik królewski, son of Paweł Sapieha and Anna Chodkiewiczowna , married to Zofia Weiher, father of Paweł Jan Sapieha...
|| Zofia Zienowicz
Anna Barbara Kopeć
|| with Zofia Zienowicz
Teodora Aleksandra Sapieha
with Anna Barbara Kopeć
Jan Kazimierz Sapieha
Jan Kazimierz Sapieha the Younger was a Grand Hetman of Lithuania since 1682. He held the title of a Duke since 1700. In 1681 he became Field Hetman of Lithuania, the following year he also became the voivode of Vilnius....
Benedykt Paweł Sapieha
Franciszek Stefan Sapieha
Leon Bazyli Sapieha
Leon Bazyli Sapieha was a Polish-Lithuanian politician. He was the treasurer of the Lithuanian court and Lithuanian army general and member of the noble Sapieha family...
Katarzyna Anna Sapieha
Countess Sophia Komorowska , in Polish Zofia z książąt Sapiehów hrabina Komorowska was a Polish princess and grandmother of Belgian heir apparent's wife, Princess Mathilde, Duchess of Brabant.Princess Sophia Sapieha was a member of a Polish–Lithuanian princely family, the Sapieha...
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|| December 29, 1665
|Place of Death
|| Różana (now Ruzhany
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(1609–1665) was a Polish-Lithuanian
The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth was a dualistic state of Poland and Lithuania ruled by a common monarch. It was the largest and one of the most populous countries of 16th- and 17th‑century Europe with some and a multi-ethnic population of 11 million at its peak in the early 17th century...
Paweł Jan became a Hussar
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Rotmistrz in 1633, courtier
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in 1635, Obozny of Lithuania in 1638, Podstoli of Lithuania
Podstoli was a court office in Poland and Lithuania. A Podstoli was the deputy of a Stolnik, and was responsible for the King's pantry....
in 1645, voivode of the Witebsk Voivodeship
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in 1646, voivode of the Vilnius Voivodeship
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and Great Hetman of Lithuania
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He participated in the Battle of Beresteczko against Kossacks in 1651. During "The Deluge
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" he dislodged the Swedish
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troops from Lublin
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, took part in the siege of Warsaw
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and captured the Tykocin Castle
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in 1657. Together with Stefan Czarniecki
Stefan Czarniecki or Stefan Łodzia de Czarnca Czarniecki Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth general and nobleman. Field Hetman of the Crown of the Polish Kingdom. He was a military commander, regarded as a Polish national hero...
he defeated the Russian Army at the Battle of Połonka in 1660.
He was a supporter of the vivente rege
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