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Casimir I the Restorer (Casimir the Restorer, Casimir I)

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Born: 1016 AD
Died: 1058 AD, at 42 years of age.

Nationality: Polish
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1016 AD - He was born on the 25th of July.

 

            - He was a Duke of Poland of the Piast dynasty and the de facto monarch of the entire country.

 

            - He is known as the Restorer mostly because he managed to reunite all parts of Poland after a period of turmoil and attached Masovia, Silesia and Pomerania.

 

            - Son of Mieszko II Lambert and Richensa of Lotharingia.

 

            - Casimir failed to crown himself the King of Poland, mainly because of internal and external threats to his rule. 1058 - He died on the 28th of November.


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