Casimir II the Just

Born: 1138 AD
Died: 1197 AD, at 59 years of age.

Nationality: Polish
Categories: Duke, Monarch, Prince

1138 AD - Kazimierz Sprawiedliwy was born. Polish ruler.


            - Also known as Casimir the Just.


1177 AD - He became the duke of Kraków and of Sandomierz.


            - He drove his brother Mieszko III from power at Cracow and became the principal duke of Poland.


1180 AD - At the Congress of Leczyca, the nobility and clergy, in return for privileges he had granted them, vested Casimir's descendants with hereditary rights to the crown.


            - Casimir himself was never crowned king.


1194 AD - Died on May 5th.

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