Aleksander Kazimierz Sapieha

Aleksander Kazimierz Sapieha (13 May 1624 – 22 May 1671)[1] was a Polish nobleman. He became bishop of Samogitia in 1660 and of Vilnius in 1667.

Alaksandar Kazimier Sapieha
Alaksandar Kazimier Sapieha. Аляксандар Казімер Сапега (1709).jpg
Coat of armsLis
Born13 May 1624 in Maciejów [pl]
Died22 May 1671 in Vilnius
Noble familySapieha
FatherFryderyk Sapieha

After the abdication of Jan Kazimierz, he initially supported the candidacy of Philip William, Elector Palatine, the son-in-law of Sigismund III Vasa, but later supported the successful election of Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki.[2]

BibliographyEdit

  • Urzędnicy centralni i dygnitarze Wielkiego Księstwa Litewskiego XIV-XVIII wieku. Spisy". Oprac. Henryk Lulewicz i Andrzej Rachuba. Kórnik 1994, s. 237.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bishop Aleksander Kazimierz Sapieha". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church.
  2. ^ Uruszczak, Wacław (1996). Fakcje senatorskie w sierpniu 1668 roku, w: Parlament, prawo, ludzie, studia ofiarowane profesorowi Juliuszowi Bardachowi w sześćiesięciolecie pracy twórczej. Warsaw.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Piotr Parczewski
Bishop of Samogitia
1660–1667
Succeeded by
Kazimierz Pac
Preceded by
Jerzy Białłozor
Bishop of Wilno
1667–1671
Succeeded by
Mikołaj Stefan Pac