Oleksander Ostrogski

Prince Aleksander Ostrogski (Belarusian: Аляксандар Астрожскi Ukrainian: Олександр Острозький Lithuanian: Aleksandras Ostrogiškis) (c. 1571–1603) was a nobleman of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.

Aleksander Ostrogski
Prince
Alaksandar Astroski. Аляксандар Астроскі (XVII, XIX) (2).jpg
Coat of armsOstrogskiOstrogski's coat of arms
Bornc. 1571
Wiewiórka
Died1603
Tarnopol
FamilyOstrogski
ConsortAnna Kostka h. Dąbrowa
Issue
FatherKonstanty Wasyl Ostrogski h. Ostrogski
MotherZofia Tarnowska h. Leliwa

Son of voivode of Troki and Hetman Prince Konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski h. Ostrogski and Zofia Tarnowska h. Leliwa, the daughter of voivode of Ruthenia and Kraków Hetman Jan Amor Tarnowski h. Leliwa and Zofia Szydłowiecka h. Odrowąż.

He was voivode of Wołyń since 1593 and starost of Pereiaslav. In 1592 he married Anna Kostka h. Dąbrowa a Roman Catholic.

Aleksander stay the only son of Konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski who remained Orthodox. Together with his father he acted against the Union of Brest. He founded the Monastery of Holy Trinity in the village of Mezhirich. Aleksander was buried in the Church of Lord's Theophany in Ostróg.[1]

Marriage and issueEdit

Aleksander married in 1592 Anna Kostka h. Dąbrowa, the daughter of voivode of Sandomierz and podskarbi Jan Kostka h. Dąbrowa and Elżbieta Elenborg z Eilemberku and had five children:[2]

BibliographyEdit

  • Polski Słownik Biograficzny t. 24 s.
  • Barbara Sawczyk, Maria Sąsiadowicz, Ewa Stańczyk, Ocalić od zapomnienia... Patroni tarnowskich ulic. Tom 2, Tarnów 2004, ISBN 83-915445-6-7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ «С кройніки Бельського речі потребні вибрані» (Острозький літописець), in Ukrainian. Декамврія 2 князь Александер Острозький ярославський в Красном умер, а похован у Острозі в церкві замковой богоявленія.
  2. ^ http://genealogia.grocholski.pl/gd/osoba.php?id=001620