Dobiesław of Oleśnica

Battle of Grunwald
Death of Ulrich von Jungingen, detail of the painting by Jan Matejko, 1878
Battle of Grunwald. Engraving by Marcin Bielski, 1564

Soldier, aristocrat and politician in 15th century Poland.

- Dobiesław of Oleśnica

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Sienno, Masovian Voivodeship

Village in Lipsko County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland.

Church in Sienno
Saint Sigismund church in Sienno
Catholic cemetery
Jewish Cemetery

Between 1431 and 1442 Dobisław z Oleśnicy, the lord of Sienno, was built of a church of brick in the Gothic style and it was consecrated by Cardinal Zbigniew Oleśnicki.

Jakub of Sienno

Medieval Bishop of Kraków in the years 1461–1463, Bishop of Włocławek from 1464, and then Archbishop of Gniezno from 1474.

Cross At Gniezno
1842 engraving by e. Raczyński depicting the tombstone of Jakob in the Basilica of Prymasowskiej in Gniezno.

Jakob was born in 1413 in Sienno, the son of Dobisław of Oleśnicy a local aristocrat of the Debno family and his wife Catherine Oleśnicka, daughter of Dymitr of Goraj.

Dymitr of Sienno

15th-century Polish nobleman of the Debno Coat of Arms.

Szlachta in costumes of the Voivodeships of the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland, Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth in the 17th and 18th century.

His mother was Catherine of Oleśnica daughter of Dmitry of Goraj, and his father was Dobiesław of Oleśnica.

Jan of Sienno

15th-century Polish noble, and soldier.


Born in Sienno, he was son of Dobisław z Oleśnicy and Catherine Oleśnicka, daughter of Dmitry of Goraj.

Głębokie, Podkarpackie Voivodeship

Village in the administrative district of Gmina Rymanów, within Krosno County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland.

Głębokie church

The origins of the village date back to the 15th century when, according to legend, King Władysław Jagiełło, stopped in Rymanów to stay with Dobiesława Oleśnicki a knight who had distinguished himself in the Battle of Grunwald.