List of archbishops of Gniezno and primates of Poland

Jan Odrowąż (Sprowski)
Jan Latalski
Piotr Gamrat
Bernard Maciejowski
Andrzej Olszowski
Władysław Łubieński
Michał Poniatowski
Ignacy Krasicki
August Hlond
Józef Glemp
Henryk Muszyński

List of archbishops of the Archdiocese of Gniezno, who are simultaneously primates of Poland since 1418.

- List of archbishops of Gniezno and primates of Poland
Jan Odrowąż (Sprowski)

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Catholic Primate (non-cardinal) coat of arms

Primate (bishop)

Title or rank bestowed on some important archbishops in certain Christian churches.

Title or rank bestowed on some important archbishops in certain Christian churches.

Catholic Primate (non-cardinal) coat of arms

Thus, e.g., the primate of Poland holds no jurisdictional authority over other Polish bishops or their dioceses, but is durante munere a member of the standing committee of the episcopal conference and has honorary precedence among Polish bishops (e.g., in liturgical ceremonies).

Jan Wężyk

POL COA Wąż

Jan Wężyk (1575–1638), of Wąż Coat of Arms, was a Polish noble and Roman Catholic bishop and Primate of Poland.

Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption in Gniezno

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Gniezno

Oldest Latin Catholic archdiocese in Poland, located in the city of Gniezno.

Oldest Latin Catholic archdiocese in Poland, located in the city of Gniezno.

Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption in Gniezno
Relics of St Adalbert, Gniezno Cathedral

The position of the archbishops and their suffragans was confirmed in the 1136 Bull of Gniezno issued by Pope Innocent II.

A village in Strochitsy, Belarus, 2008.

Sprowa

Village in the administrative district of Gmina Słupia, within Jędrzejów County, Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, in south-central Poland.

Village in the administrative district of Gmina Słupia, within Jędrzejów County, Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, in south-central Poland.

A village in Strochitsy, Belarus, 2008.

Jan Sprowski (died 1464), Roman Catholic Archbishop of Gniezno, Primate of Poland

Jan Sprowski

Jan ze Sprowy (?-1464) Jan Sprowski or as John of Odrowąż (John Odrowąż from Sprowa) was a 15th-century Roman Catholic Archbishop of Gniezno, and Primate of Poland and Lithuania.

Wawrzyniec Gembicki

POL COA Nałęcz

Wawrzyniec Gembicki (5 August 1559 – 10 February 1624) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Archbishop of Gniezno (1616–1624), Bishop of Włocławek (1610–1616), and Bishop of Chelmno (1600–1610).

Henryk Muszyński

Coat of Henryk Muszyński
Primate Henryk Muszyński (right) and Józef Glemp (left)

Henryk Józef Muszyński (born 20 March 1933 in Kościerzyna, Kashubia) is the Primate Emeritus of Poland and former archbishop of Gniezno, Poland, having been appointed by Pope John Paul II when the Polish hierarchy was reorganized in March 1992.

Portrait by Per Krafft the Elder, ca 1768

Ignacy Krasicki

Portrait by Per Krafft the Elder, ca 1768
Portrait by Per Krafft the Elder, ca 1768
Castle of the bishops of Warmia at Lidzbark Warmiński
Summer palace of the bishops of Warmia at Smolajny
Ignacy Krasicki
Krasicki's A Collection of Essential Information (vol. I, 1781), Poland's second Polish-language general encyclopedia

Ignacy Błażej Franciszek Krasicki (3 February 1735 – 14 March 1801), from 1766 Prince-Bishop of Warmia (in German, Ermland) and from 1795 Archbishop of Gniezno (thus, Primate of Poland), was Poland's leading Enlightenment poet ("the Prince of Poets"), a critic of the clergy, Poland's La Fontaine, author of the first Polish novel, playwright, journalist, encyclopedist, and translator from French and Greek.

16th century illustration from the Catalogus Archiepiscoporum Gnesnensium

Jarosław Bogoria of Skotniki

Jarosław Bogoria of Skotniki (Jarosław Bogoria ze Skotnik, Jarosław Bogoria Skotnicki) (c.

Jarosław Bogoria of Skotniki (Jarosław Bogoria ze Skotnik, Jarosław Bogoria Skotnicki) (c.

16th century illustration from the Catalogus Archiepiscoporum Gnesnensium

On 8 July 1342 in Avignon, Pope Clement VI appointed him archbishop of Gniezno.

Piotr Gamrat

Archbishop of Gniezno and Primate of Poland.

Archbishop of Gniezno and Primate of Poland.

Gamrat was bishop of Kamieniec since 1531, of Przemyśl since 1535, of Kraków since 1538 and simultaneously Archbishop of Gniezno since 1541.