Jan Karol Opaliński

Jan Karol Opaliński (1642 – 26 March 1695), known as Henri Opaliński in France,[1] was a Polish starost and kasztelan of Poznań. He was the son of Krzysztof Opaliński and Teresa Konstancya Czarnkowska.

Jan Karol Opaliński
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Jan Karol Opaliński in Sierakow Church
Born1642
Died26 March 1695 (aged 52–53)
Noble familyOpaliński
Spouse(s)Zofia Anna Czarnkowska
Issue
FatherKrzysztof Opaliński
MotherTeresa Konstancya Czarnkowska
Jan Karol Opaliński's sarcophagus

Marriage and issueEdit

In December 1678, he married Zofia Anna Czarnkowska and had issue, only one of whom survived infancy.

  • Maria Opalińska (August 1679-October 1679)
  • Katarzyna, Queen of Poland (1680–1743)
  • Stillborn child (1681)
  • Stanislas Opaliński (1682-1682)

Katarzyna went on to marry Stanisław Leszczyński, the King of Poland and Duke of Lorraine.

AncestorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Genealogie ascendante jusqu'au quatrieme degre inclusivement de tous les Rois et Princes de maisons souveraines de l'Europe actuellement vivans (in French). Bourdeaux: Frederic Guillaume Birnstiel. 1768. p. 11.