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Władysław Jagiełło (king of Poland)

Reproduction with Oil painting effect of painting made by Matejko Jan - Wladyslaw Jagiello

Jan III Sobieski, King of Poland. Knowing that the French would take advantage of his absence, he still refused to leave Vienna to the Ottomans, instead bringing his army to the city's defense. Because of his actions, Europe was saved.

Jan III Sobieski, King of Poland. Knowing that the French would take advantage of his absence, he still refused to leave Vienna to the Ottomans, instead bringing his army to the city's defense. Because of his actions, Europe was saved.

Jan Matejko, Stańczyk, oil on canvas, 1862, 120x88cm, photo courtesy of National Museum, Warsaw

Jan Matejko, Stańczyk, oil on canvas, photo courtesy of National Museum, Warsaw. The Jester

Royal elections in Poland - Polish: wolna elekcja, literally: free election - was the election of individual kings, rather than of dynasties, to the Polish throne. Based on traditions dating to the very beginning of the Polish statehood, strengthened during the Piast and Jagiellon dynasties, they reached their final form in the period of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth between 1572 and 1791. The “free election” was abolished by the Constitution of May 3, 1791. The tradition of electing...

The Republic at Zenith of Power Golden Liberty Election A D 1573 : Jan Matejko : Romanticism : history painting - Oil Painting Reproductions

Bitwa pod Grunwaldem

Poland Fought the Largest Battle in Medieval History…And Won

"The Maid of Orléans" (1886) by Jan Matejko. Entrance of Joan of Arc into Reims in 1429.

Entrance of Joan of Arc into Reims in July 1429 to coronation of Charles VII."Victorious""Le Petit Roi Bourges"/ biggest by Jan Matejko 1886 National Museum Poznan

Shuysky Tribute in 1611 (Painting by Jan Matejko / Public Domain / Wikipedia)

Polish–Muscovite War Tribute of the Russian tsars Shuysky paid to the sovereign of Poland king Zygmunt III Waza 1611