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Jerzy Jazłowiecki : biography

1510 - 1575

Jerzy Jazłowiecki (1510–1575) was a Polish nobleman (szlachcic) and magnate. Great Crown Hetman 1569–1575, Field Crown Hetman in 1569. Jerzy was voivode of the Podole Voivodship since 1567, of the Ruthenian Voivodship since 1569, and castellan of Kamieniec Podolski since 1564 as well.

In 1564 as royal emissary he was sent to sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. During the interregnum in 1573 he was a proposed candidate of the so-called "Piast party" in the election for the Polish throne. In the late 1550s. he converted to Calvinism and became an ardent supporter of the Polish Reformed Church.

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Category:Candidates for the Polish elective throne Category:1510 births Category:1575 deaths Category:Polish nobility

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