Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (Sforza)

Unattributed portrait of Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania via wikimedia

Wojciech Kossak, „Portret Stanisława Jędrzejowicza”, 1909

Wojciech Kossak, „Portret Stanisława Jędrzejowicza”, 1909

Mathilde Kshessinskaya, Nicholas II’s mistress before he married Alix of Hesse, Prima ballerina of the St. Petersburg Imperial Theatres.

Mathilde Kshessinskaya, Nicholas II’s mistress before he married Alix of Hesse, Prima ballerina of the St.

Portret Władysława Chadźkiewicza |  Mniszech, Andrzej | 1884 Katalog MNK

Portret Władysława Chadźkiewicza | Mniszech, Andrzej | 1884 Katalog MNK

Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732 - 1798). King of Poland from 1764 until 1795. He was the last king of Poland, and failed to prevent its destruction.

Stanisław August Poniatowski - King of Poland from 1764 until He was the last king of Poland, and failed to prevent its destruction.

L'oeuvre d'art Portrait of John III Sobieski with his Son Jakub - Jerzy Eleuter Szymonowicz-Siemiginowksi

A painting of The Siege of Vienna, when the Ottoman Empire was defeated at the gates of the city.

Painting by Jerzy Szymonowicz showing Polish king John III Sobieski at the Battle of Vienna where he defeated the Turks.

Marcello Bacciarelli, Portret Walentego Sobolewskiego, początek XIX w.

Marcello Bacciarelli, Portret Walentego Sobolewskiego, początek XIX w.

mathilde kschessinska and her father Feliks Krzesiński. Her father was devastated when Mathilde declared she would move out of his home to pursue her relationship with the then Tsarveitch Nicholas.

Mathilda-Marie Feliksovna Kschessinskaya (Polish: Matylda Maria Krzesińska, Russian: Матильда Феликсовна Кшесинская) and her father Feliks Krzesiński.

Tsarina Marina Mniszech, wife of Boris Godunov, in her coronation robes by Szymon Boguszowicz,  1606

Portrait of Tsarina Marina Mniszech in coronation robes by Szymon Boguszowicz, ca. 1606 (PD-art/old), State Historical Museum in Moscow, a Polish noblewoman and a prominent warlord during Russia's Time of Troubles

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