Jan Tarnowski

Jan Amor Tarnowski
Jan Amor Tarnowski (Latin: Joannes Tarnovius; 1488 – 16 May 1561 ) was a Polish nobleman, knight, military commander, military theoretician, and statesman of the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland.wikipedia
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Ternopil

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He was Grand Crown Hetman from 1527, and was the founder of the city of Tarnopol, where he built the Ternopil Castle and the Ternopil Pond.
The city was founded in 1540 by Polish commander and Hetman Jan Amor Tarnowski, as a military stronghold and castle.

Ternopil Castle

Tarnopol Castle
He was Grand Crown Hetman from 1527, and was the founder of the city of Tarnopol, where he built the Ternopil Castle and the Ternopil Pond.
The castle originated as the residence of a Polish nobleman, Jan Amor Tarnowski, in 1540.

Ternopil Pond

He was Grand Crown Hetman from 1527, and was the founder of the city of Tarnopol, where he built the Ternopil Castle and the Ternopil Pond.
It was created in 1548 by Crown Hetman Jan Tarnowski as one link in a chain of fortifications encircling his residence, the Tarnopol Castle.

Tarnów

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Tarnowski was the owner of Tarnów, Wiewiórka, Rożnów, Przeworsk, and Stare Sioło.
The town prospered during the Polish Golden Age, when it belonged to Hetman Jan Tarnowski (1488–1561).

Zawisza Czarny

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Tarnowski was born in 1488, the son of Jan Amor Junior Tarnowski, castellan of Kraków, and his second wife Barbara of Rożnów, granddaughter of the knight Zawisza the Black.
He had a granddaughter, Barbara of Roznow, who was the mother of the Polish Renaissance military commander, hetman Jan Tarnowski.

Battle of Obertyn

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He led the Polish Army to many victories, among them the battles of Obertyn against the Moldavians in 1531, and of Starodub against the Muscovites in 1535 during the Muscovite wars.
The Battle of Obertyn (August 22, 1531) was fought between Moldavian Voivode Petru Rareş and Polish forces under hetman Jan Tarnowski, in the town of Obertyn, south of the Dniester River, now in Ukraine.

Zofia Tarnowska

He had four children, among them Zofia Tarnowska and Jan Krzysztof Tarnowski.
She was the daughter of Hetman Jan Amor Tarnowski h. Leliwa and Zofia Szydłowiecka h. Odrowąż.

Jan Krzysztof Tarnowski

Jan Krzysztof
He had four children, among them Zofia Tarnowska and Jan Krzysztof Tarnowski.
Son of Hetman Jan Tarnowski and Zofia née Szydłowiecka.

Ruthenian Voivodeship

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In 1522, he became castellan of Wojnicz; in 1527, voivode of the Ruthenian Voivodeship; in 1535, voivode of the Kraków Voivodeship.

Leliwa coat of arms

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Notable bearers of this coat of arms include: Krzysztof Monwid Dorohstajski, Rafał Jarosławski, Jan Andrzej Morsztyn, Adam Sieniawski, Adam Mikołaj Sieniawski, Mikołaj Sieniawski, Mikołaj Hieronim Sieniawski, Konstanty Słotwinski, Jędrzej Śniadecki, Jan Tarnowski, Jan z Tarnowa, Ludwik Tyszkiewicz, Ludwik Skumin Tyszkiewicz, Jan Janowicz Zabrzeziński, Jan Jurejewicz Zabrzeziński, Juliusz Słowacki, Witold Pilecki, Andrzej Bobola, Józef Czapski, Karol Hutten-Czapski, Emeryk Hutten-Czapski, Agenor Romuald Gołuchowski, Spytek I Jarosławski, Jan Chrucki, Henryk Dobrzański, Kazimierz Antoni Wodzicki, Michael Bisping

Muscovite–Lithuanian Wars

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He led the Polish Army to many victories, among them the battles of Obertyn against the Moldavians in 1531, and of Starodub against the Muscovites in 1535 during the Muscovite wars.
The Lithuanian army under Hetman Radziwill, Andrei Nemirovich, Polish Hetman Jan Tarnowski, and Semen Belsky launched a powerful counterattack and took Homel and Starodub.

Tarnowski family

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The son of Jan Amor Młodszy, Jan Amor Tarnowski, became Great Crown Hetman, voivode of Kraków and castellan of Kraków.

Prussian Homage (painting)

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He is also one of the characters depicted in Jan Matejko's painting Prussian Homage.

Poles

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Jan Amor Tarnowski (Latin: Joannes Tarnovius; 1488 – 16 May 1561 ) was a Polish nobleman, knight, military commander, military theoretician, and statesman of the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland.

Szlachta

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Jan Amor Tarnowski (Latin: Joannes Tarnovius; 1488 – 16 May 1561 ) was a Polish nobleman, knight, military commander, military theoretician, and statesman of the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland.

Knight

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Jan Amor Tarnowski (Latin: Joannes Tarnovius; 1488 – 16 May 1561 ) was a Polish nobleman, knight, military commander, military theoretician, and statesman of the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland.

Crown of the Kingdom of Poland

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Jan Amor Tarnowski (Latin: Joannes Tarnovius; 1488 – 16 May 1561 ) was a Polish nobleman, knight, military commander, military theoretician, and statesman of the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland.

Hetman

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He was Grand Crown Hetman from 1527, and was the founder of the city of Tarnopol, where he built the Ternopil Castle and the Ternopil Pond.

Castellans of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth

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Tarnowski was born in 1488, the son of Jan Amor Junior Tarnowski, castellan of Kraków, and his second wife Barbara of Rożnów, granddaughter of the knight Zawisza the Black.

Rożnów, Lesser Poland Voivodeship

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Tarnowski was born in 1488, the son of Jan Amor Junior Tarnowski, castellan of Kraków, and his second wife Barbara of Rożnów, granddaughter of the knight Zawisza the Black.

John I Albert

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In 1501, Tarnowski was sent to the king's court; but on 17 June 1501, king John I Albert died and he returned to Rożnowo, to his mother's domain.

Battle of Orsha

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In 1508, Tarnowski fought against Muscovy in the battle of Orsza; in 1509, against Moldavia in the battle of Chocim, and upon the Dniester as a commander of his own chorągiew (banner/company).

Dniester

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In 1508, Tarnowski fought against Muscovy in the battle of Orsza; in 1509, against Moldavia in the battle of Chocim, and upon the Dniester as a commander of his own chorągiew (banner/company).

Chorągiew

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In 1508, Tarnowski fought against Muscovy in the battle of Orsza; in 1509, against Moldavia in the battle of Chocim, and upon the Dniester as a commander of his own chorągiew (banner/company).

Tatars

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In 1512, he was involved in the battle of Łopuszna, in which the Tatars were defeated by the Polish forces.