Ecclesiastic leader in Poland during the late Middle Ages.- Jan Kropidło
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List of archbishops of the Archdiocese of Gniezno, who are simultaneously primates of Poland since 1418.
1389–1394 Jan Kropidło
Suffragan diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in the Ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Gniezno in western Poland.
1384–1389 – Jan Kropidło
Duke of Opole from 1356, Count palatine of Hungary (1367–1372), Duke of Wieluń (1370–1392), Governor of Ruthenia (1372–1378), Count palatine of Poland (1378) as well as Duke of Dobrzyń, Inowrocław (1378–1392), Krnov and Kuyavia (1385–1392).
The Duke of Opole also supported the Church career of the eldest son of Bolko III, Jan Kropidło, by trying to obtain for him, despite of his young age, the position of the Bishop of Poznań.
Roman Catholic diocese in Chełmno Land, founded in 1243 and disbanded in 1992.
1398–1402: Jan Kropidło
Duke of Opole during 1356–1370 (with his brothers as co-rulers) and Duke of Strzelce from 1375 until his death.
1) Jan Kropidło (b. 1360/64 – d. 3 March 1421).
Duke of Strzelce and Niemodlin during 1382–1400 (with his brothers as co-rulers), Duke of Opole from 1396 (until 1400 with his brother as co-ruler, except Olesno).
At the time of his father's death in 1382 Bolko IV was still a minor and therefore was placed under the care of his older brother Jan Kropidło and his uncle Władysław Opolczyk.
Councilman and later a Mayor of Danzig who, together with Arnold Hecht, was assassinated by the Teutonic Knights.
The intermediary between the king and the council was the Bishop of Włocławek, Jan Kropidło.
The first historical ruling dynasty of Poland.
Jan Kropidło – Bishop of Poznań, Włocławek, Kamień and Chełmno, Archbishop of Gniezno (only formally)
Noblewoman from the Olshanski family, the second wife of Vytautas, Grand Duke of Lithuania.
Jan Kropidło, Bishop of Włocławek, performed the ceremony before Christmas 1418 and, eventually, Vytautas obtained a matrimonial dispensation from Pope Martin V.
Because of the relationship between the two women, the Bishop of Vilnius was unwilling to perform the ceremony without a papal dispensation; however, Jan Kropidło did not have such scruples and married them on 13 November 1418.