Casimir IV Jagiellon, King of Poland

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Casimir IV Jagiellon, King of Poland Gender: M
born on 30 November 1427 (greg.) at 09:04 (= 09:04 AM )
Place Kraków, Poland, 50n03, 19e58
Timezone LMT m19e58 (is local mean time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: PTA
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 07°28' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 10°58 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 23°48'

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King of Poland Casimir IV Jagiellon


Polish king. He was of the Jagiellonian dynasty 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 Poland, 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 Senate.

The great triumph of his reign was the effective and final destruction of the Teutonic Order, which brought Prussia under Polish rule. The long and brilliant rule of Casimir corresponded to the age of “new monarchies” in western Europe. By the 15th century Poland had narrowed the distance separating it from western Europe and become a significant factor in international relations. The demand for raw materials and semi-finished goods stimulated trade, producing a positive balance, and contributed to the growth of crafts and mining in the entire country.

He was a recipient of the English Order of the Garter (KG), the highest order of chivalry and the most prestigious honour in England and of the United Kingdom, awarded at the Sovereign's pleasure as his or her personal gift, on recipients from the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms.

He died 7 June 1492.

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Source Notes

PTA quotes the Horoscope drawn up by the Czech astrologer Henry in 1427, then copied by Jacob Zalesie (d. Before 1496). On the manuscript bears hours. 9:21 and ascendant calculated at 1 degree and 43 minute Capricorn.

E. Śnieżyńska-Stolot, Horoscope Casimir's - a new source of the ideological content of the Wawel tombstone of King , in "Bulletin of the Jagiellonian Library" R. LX 2010, pp. 5-30.

Rafal Karpinski (in developing ed. Andrzej Garlicki), Kings and princes Polish , reader, Warsaw 1978, p. 309

Reported by Piotr Piotrowski anf Starybosman.


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