Marcin Zborowski

Marcin Zborowski (c. 1495 – 25 February 1565) was a Polish castellan (Polish: kasztelan) of Kalisz (since 1543), voivod (wojewoda) of Kalisz (since 1550), voivod of Poznań (since 1558) and castellan of Kraków (since 1562). He was one of the leaders of execution movement, co-initiator of the Chicken War (1537) and also supporter of the Reformation. Zborowski participated in the fourth war of the Muscovite-Lithuanian Wars (1512–1522) and in the Battle of Orsha (8 September 1514). Murderer of Dymitr Sanguszko (1554).

Marcin Zborowski
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Marcin Zborowski, part of the Union of Lublin painting by Jan Matejko, 1869
Bornc. 1495
Died25 February 1565
Spouse(s)Anna Konarska
ChildrenSamuel Zborowski
Jan Zborowski
Piotr Zborowski (d. 1580)
Krzysztof Zborowski
Andrzej Zborowski
Krystyna Zborowska
Parent(s)Andrzej Zborowski
Elżbieta z Szydłowieckich, Odrowąż coat of arms
RelativesPiotr Zborowski (brother; d. 1553)

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  • "Zborowski Marcin". Internetowa encyklopedia PWN (in Polish). Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN. Retrieved 2008-01-19. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  • "Zborowski Marcin". WIEM Encyklopedia (in Polish). Retrieved 2008-01-19. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)