Archbishop of Kraków
Head of the archdiocese of Kraków.- Archbishop of Kraków
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Second-largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland.
In 1978, Karol Wojtyła, archbishop of Kraków, was elevated to the papacy as Pope John Paul II—the first non-Italian pope in 455 years.
Prince Adam Stefan Stanisław Bonifacy Józef Cardinal Sapieha (14 May 1867 – 23 July 1951) was a senior-ranking Polish prelate of the Catholic Church who served as Archbishop of Kraków from 1911 to 1951.
Silesian duchy with its capital in Siewierz.
In 1337 it was acquired by Casimir I, Duke of Cieszyn, whose scion Wenceslaus I sold it to the Archbishop of Kraków in 1443.
Archdiocese located in the city of Kraków in Poland.
List of Roman Catholic bishops of Kraków
The head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 until his death in 2005.
Soon after, he began courses in the clandestine underground seminary run by the Archbishop of Kraków, Cardinal Adam Stefan Sapieha.
Head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 25 June 1243 to his death in 1254.
The Dominican priest Peter of Verona, martyred by Albigensian heretics in 1252, was canonized, as was Stanislaus of Szczepanów, the Polish Archbishop of Cracow, both in 1253.
Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Radostl becomes Bishop of Krakow.
Henryk IV Probus (Latin for the Righteous) (Henryk IV Probus or Prawy; Heinrich IV.
As the war turned favorable to him, Wladyslaw I, with the assistance of the Bishop of Kraków, Paul of Półkozic (who was later imprisoned after rebelled against him), managed to besiege and capture Wawel castle and forced the Silesian troops to retreat to Skała.
Sigismund III Vasa (Zygmunt III Waza, Žygimantas Vaza; 20 June 1566 – 30 April 1632
Sigismund's leniency towards the Habsburgs also alienated some clerics; the Austrians wanted to prevent Andrew Báthory from seizing the bishopric of Kraków and succeeded in doing so by diplomatic coaxing or coercion.
Head of the Catholic Church from 4 August 1903 to his death in 1914.
However, the Polish Cardinal Jan Puzyna de Kosielsko from Kraków, in the name of Emperor Franz Joseph (1848–1916) of Austria-Hungary, proclaimed a veto (jus exclusivae) against Rampolla's election.