Kiszka family

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Kiszka (plural Kiszkowie) was a noble family (szlachta) and one of the most powerful families (magnates) of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. Originating from Mazovia,[1][2] the family used the Dąbrowa Coat of Arms.

Dąbrowa coat of arms of the Kiszka family
Janusz Kiszka, Great Lithuanian Hetman

HistoryEdit

In the 15th century the family moved from Mazovia to Grand Duchy of Lithuania. It reached magnate status in the 16th century. The family continued for five generations and had 29 members.[3] The family had numerous possessions, most of them in Podlasie, Vilnius Voivodeship, Polesie and Volhynia.

Family treeEdit

Incomplete family tree is presented below:[3][4]

Paweł Strumiłło
Died in 1435/36
Jerzy Strumiłło
Advisor to Vytautas
Died in 1485
Piotr Strumiłło
Regent of Lida and Drohiczyn
Duke's marshal
Mikołaj Strumiłło
Regent of Medininkai
Stanisław Kiszka
Great Hetman
Died in 1513/14
Mikołaj Kiszka
Died in 1508
Ciechanowiec branch
Barbara Kiszka
Married Jerzy Radziwiłł
Piotr Kiszka
Voivode of Polotsk
Died in 1534
Anna Kiszka
Married Stanislovas Kęsgaila
and Jan Radziwiłł
Piotr Kiszka II
Marshal of Volhynia
Died in 1550
Stanisław Kiszka II
Voivode of Vitebsk
Died in 1554
Mikołaj Kiszka II
Voivode of Podlaskie
Died in 1588
Jan Kiszka
Elder of Samogitia
1547–1592
Stanisław Kiszka III
Deaf-mute
Died in 1617
Stanisław Kiszka IV
Bishop of Samogitia
1584–1626
Mikołaj Kiszka III
Voivode of Mstislaw
1588–1644
Krzysztof Kiszka
Voivode of Vitebsk
1590–1646
Janusz Kiszka
Great Hetman
1586–1654

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Topolska, Maria Barbara (2002). Społeczeństwo i kultura w Wielkim Księstwie Litewskim od XV do XVIII wieku. Bogucki Wydawnictwo Naukowe. pp. 186, 188. ISBN 83-89290-07-3.
  2. ^ Zawadzki, Jarosław (2002). Siedziby Kiszków i Radziwiłłów na Białorusi w XVI-XVIII wieku: opisy z zasobu Archiwum Głównego Akt Dawnych. Naczelna Dyrekcja Archiwów Państwowych-Wydział Wydawnictw. pp. 12–13. ISBN 9788389115065.
  3. ^ a b Asadauskienė, Nelė (2011). "Kiškos". In Manelis, Eugenijus; Račis, Antanas (eds.). Lietuvos istorija. Enciklopedinis žinynas (in Lithuanian). Vol. I. Mokslo ir enciklopedijų leidybos centras. p. 835. ISBN 978-5-420-01689-3.
  4. ^ Petrauskas, Rimvydas (2016). Galia ir tradicija. Lietuvos Didžiosios Kunigaikštystės giminių istorijos (in Lithuanian). Baltos lankos. pp. 163–176. ISBN 9789955238867.

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