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Jan Daniłowicz
Personal details
Born 1570
Died 1628 (aged 57–58)
Spouse(s) Barbara Krasicka
Zofia Żółkiewska

Jan Daniłowicz (1570–1628) was a Polish nobleman, voivode of the Ruthenian Voivodeship and grandfather of King Jan III Sobieski.

He was voivode of the Ruthenian Voivodship since 1613, castellan of Lviv since 1612, Great Krajczy of the Crown since 1600, Great Podczaszy of the Crown, łowczy of Belz, starost of Belz, Busk, Korsuń and Chyhyryn. In his youth he fought with the Tatars. In 1594 he participated in the suppression of the Nalyvaiko Uprising.

With his first wife Barbara Krasicka he had two daughters:

In 1605 he married Zofia Żółkiewska the daughter of Great Hetman of the Crown Stanisław Żółkiewski and had four children:

  • Zofia Teofila – mother of King of Poland Jan III Sobieski
  • Stanisław (d. 1636) – killed by Tatars
  • Jan (b. 1613, d. 1618)
  • Dorota – Benedictine Abbess in Lwów since 1640

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  • (in Polish) Kazimierz Lepszy, Jan Daniłowicz, w: Polski Słownik Biograficzny, Kraków 1938, t. IV, s. 414-415.

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