Monument commemorating the birth of Polish King Sigismund I the Old in Kozienice
Monument of a deer, the symbol of the town, contained in its coat of arms

Town in eastern Poland with 21,500 inhabitants (1995).

- Kozienice

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Sigismund I the Old

King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1506 until his death in 1548.

Portrait by Kulmbach, 1511-1518
Sigismund (far right) with Emperor Maximilian I and brother Vladislaus II in Vienna, 1515. Woodcut by Albrecht Dürer
Sigismund grants a noble status to the professors of the Jagiellonian University, 1535. Painting by Jan Matejko
Medal featuring the profile of Sigismund I, by Giovanni Maria Mosca
Chicken War in 1537 by Henryk Rodakowski. Seated Sigismund is accompanied by his wife Bona Sforza and royal court whilst being surrounded by an angry mob at Lwów High Castle
Polish-Lithuanian army during the Battle of Orsha in 1514, by Hans Krell
Sigismund's halfarmour, Polish Army Museum
Queen Bona Sforza was instrumental in establishing alliances for Poland. She was known for being a notorious conspirator.
Prussian Homage, by Jan Matejko, 1882. Albrecht Hohenzollern receives the Duchy of Prussia in fief from Poland's King Sigismund I the Old, 1525
A posthumous portrait by Lucas Cranach the Younger made in around 1553
Hanging of the Sigismund Bell in 1521, by Jan Matejko
Medal of Sigismund I the Old.
18th-century depiction by Marcello Bacciarelli
As one of the Magi by Joos van Cleve, {{circa|1520}}<ref>{{cite web|author=Marcin Latka|title=Commissions from the territories of today's Poland in the workshop of Joos van Cleve|url=https://artinpoland.weebly.com/en/commissions-from-the-territories-of-todays-poland-in-the-workshop-of-joos-van-cleve|work=artinpoland.weebly.com|access-date=18 January 2016}}</ref>
Portrait made by Andreas Jungholz, 1546
Portrait of Sigismund I in an advanced age by Anonymous Painter, 1550
Sigismund I the Old's tomb by Bartolommeo Berrecci, Sigismund's Chapel, Wawel Cathedral
Sigismund I the Old by Jan Matejko, c. 1880

Sigismund was born in the town of Kozienice in 1467 as the fifth son of Casimir IV and his wife Elizabeth of Austria.

Sandomierz Voivodeship

Unit of administration and local government in Poland from the 14th century to the partitions of Poland in 1772–1795.

Sandomierz Voivodeship in
the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth in 1635.
Sandomierz Voivodeship in
the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth in 1635.

It included such cities and towns of contemporary Poland, as Dębica, Dęblin, Iłża, Kielce, Kolbuszowa, Końskie, Kozienice, Lipsko, Mielec, Nisko, Opoczno, Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski, Pińczów, Pionki, Radom, Ropczyce, Ryki, Stalowa Wola, Starachowice, Staszów, Szydłowiec, Tarnów, Tarnobrzeg and Włoszczowa.

Kielce Voivodeship

Former unit of administrative division and the local government in Poland.

Kozienice county,

Kozienice County

Unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Masovian Voivodeship, east-central Poland.

Its administrative seat and only town is Kozienice, which lies 81 km south-east of Warsaw.

Radom Voivodeship

Unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in the years 1975&ndash;1998, superseded by Masovian Voivodeship.

Radom Voivodeship

Kozienice (21,500)

Lesser Poland

Historical region situated in southern and south-eastern Poland.

Wawel Castle in Kraków
Old Town in Lublin
Mannerist architecture in Tarnów
The Lesser Poland Province of the Polish Crown in the widest sense &ndash; with Red Ruthenia, Podlachia, Podolia and Kiev
Palm Sunday in Lipnica Murowana.
The 1507 Lesser Poland and Red Ruthenia Map (Polonia Minor, Russia) by Martin Waldseemüller
Kazimierz Dolny on the right bank of the Vistula river.
Pieniny National Park
Będzin Castle, which guarded the western border of Lesser Poland
Kozłówka Palace
Palatial residence in Kurozwęki
Pieskowa Skała
Members of the regional Folk Group of Wilamowice "Cepelia Fil Wilamowice"
Lachy Sądeckie are a group of ethnic Poles who live in southern Lesser Poland
Broad Gauge Metallurgy Line
Czarny Staw (Black Pond) in the High Tatras
Nowy Wiśnicz
Baranów Sandomierski
Vistula in Sandomierz
"Peasant war" by Jan Lewicki (1795–1871)
In the 19th century, Kraków's Jagiellonian University was a major center of Polish science and culture
Gorals from Beskidy
Castle of Bobolice
Wieliczka Salt Mine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Pope John Paul II was born in Wadowice, Lesser Poland, in 1920
Soldiers of Holy Cross Mountains Brigade in parade 1945
A fire engine made by FSC Star in Lesser Poland's Starachowice
Boundary between Lesser Poland and Upper Silesia (red line) on the territory of current Silesian Voivodeship
Kraków is the capital of Lesser Poland
Lublin, the second-largest city of Lesser Poland
Częstochowa, the third-largest city of Lesser Poland
Radom, the fourth-largest city of Lesser Poland
Sosnowiec, the fifth-largest city of Lesser Poland
Folklore group in Podhale costume, Bukowina Tatrzańska, Lesser Poland, 2016
Polish flat soda bread (known as Proziaki in podkarpacie)
KS Cracovia on Independence Day 2019
A map of Polish dialects. The area where Lesser Poland's dialect is spoken is marked in orange.

From Krzepice, the border goes eastwards, towards Koniecpol, and along the Pilica river, with such towns as Przedborz, Opoczno, Drzewica, Białobrzegi, and Kozienice located within Lesser Poland.

Royal city in Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth

Urban settlement within the crown lands (królewszczyzna).

Medal commemorating the Law on the Cities
Warsaw in the 18th century
Gdańsk in the 16th century
Poznań in the 17th century
Elbląg in the 18th century
Toruń in the 17th century
Kraków, Kleparz and Kazimierz in the 17th century - agglomeration of three royal cities
Lviv in the 17th century
Lublin in the 17th century
Kamianets-Podilskyi in the 17th century
Przemyśl in the 17th century
Sandomierz in the 17th century
Chełm in the 18th century
Biecz in the 17th century
Lutsk in the 18th century
Vilnius in the 17th century
Grodno in the 16th century
Kaunas in the 17th century
Brest in the 17th century
Mogilev in the 18th century
Trakai in the 17th century
Wawel Castle, Kraków (World Heritage Site)
Royal Castle, Warsaw (World Heritage Site)
Royal Castle, Lublin
Royal Castle, Sandomierz
Royal Castle, Łęczyca
Royal Castle, Będzin
Royal Castle, Sanok
Royal Castle, Poznań
Royal Castle, Tykocin
Remainings of the Royal Castle, Nowy Sącz
Remainings of the Royal Castle, Olsztyn
Remainings of the Royal Castle, Kremenets
Royal Castle, Piotrków Trybunalski
Old Grodno Castle
Green Gate, Gdańsk
Kraków Old Town (World Heritage Site)
Warsaw Old Town (World Heritage Site)
Medieval Town of Toruń (World Heritage Site)
Vilnius Old Town (World Heritage Site)
Lviv Old Town (World Heritage Site)
Poznań Old Town
Gdańsk Main City
Lublin Old Town
Bydgoszcz Old Town
Sandomierz Old Town


Yisroel Hopstein


Yisroel Hopstein (1737–1814), also known as the Maggid of Kozhnitz, was the founder of Kozhnitz Hasidism, and a noted hasidic leader in Poland during the late 18th and early 19th century.

Kozienice Power Station

Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki during a visit at the Kozienice Power Plant in 2017

The Kozienice Power Station is a coal-fired thermal power station in Świerże Górne near Kozienice, Poland.


Town in northeastern Slovakia close to the border with Poland, located near the towns of Sanok and Bukowsko (in southeastern Małopolska).

Glass LPS - producer of crystal chandeliers.
The Andy Warhol Museum of Modern Art
The Andy Warhol Museum of Modern Art
Statue of Andy Warhol
Orthodox church in the center of Medzilaborce

🇵🇱 Kozienice, Poland