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'''Janusz Kiszka''' (born 1600 in [[Krzywicze]]<ref>Herbarz polski Kaspra Niesieckiego S.J., t. V, Lipsk 1840, s. 103.</ref> (today Belarus) – 1653) was a [[Poland|Polish]]<ref>T. Wasilewski, Janusz Kiszka [w:] Polski Słownik Biograficzny, t. XII, 1966-1967, s. 508-510.</ref> politician and [[magnate]] in the 17th century [[Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth]]. Last of the [[Kiszka (family)|Kiszka family]]. Royal [[Rotmistrz]], [[Parnawa|starosta of Parnawa]] from 1610, [[Połock Voivodship|Voivode of Polock]] since 1621, Field Lithuanian [[Hetman]] since 1635, Great Lithuanian [[Hetman]] since 1646.<ref>T. Wasilewski, Janusz Kiszka [w:] Polski Słownik Biograficzny, t. XII, 1966-1967, s. 508-510.</ref>
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'''Janusz Kiszka''' (born 1600 in [[Krzywicze]]<ref>Herbarz polski Kaspra Niesieckiego S.J., t. V, Lipsk 1840, s. 103.</ref> (today Belarus) – 1653) was a Polish<ref>T. Wasilewski, Janusz Kiszka [w:] Polski Słownik Biograficzny, t. XII, 1966-1967, s. 508-510.</ref> politician and magnate in the 17th century Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Last of the [[Kiszka (family)|Kiszka family]]. Royal [[Rotmistrz]], [[Parnawa|starosta of Parnawa]] from 1610, [[Połock Voivodship|Voivode of Polock]] since 1621, Field Lithuanian [[Hetman]] since 1635, Great Lithuanian [[Hetman]] since 1646.<ref>T. Wasilewski, Janusz Kiszka [w:] Polski Słownik Biograficzny, t. XII, 1966-1967, s. 508-510.</ref>
   
 
Raised a Calvinist, he converted with his father and brothers to Roman Catholicism in 1606. Unlike his siblings, he was quite tolerant of his former co-religionists, also because his wife was a Calvinist too.
 
Raised a Calvinist, he converted with his father and brothers to Roman Catholicism in 1606. Unlike his siblings, he was quite tolerant of his former co-religionists, also because his wife was a Calvinist too.
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He married [[Krystyna Drucka-Sokolińska]], and had no heirs.
 
He married [[Krystyna Drucka-Sokolińska]], and had no heirs.
   
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==Bibliography==
 
==Bibliography==
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Janusz Kiszka

Janusz Kiszka (born 1600 in Krzywicze[1] (today Belarus) – 1653) was a Polish[2] politician and magnate in the 17th century Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Last of the Kiszka family. Royal Rotmistrz, starosta of Parnawa from 1610, Voivode of Polock since 1621, Field Lithuanian Hetman since 1635, Great Lithuanian Hetman since 1646.[3]

Raised a Calvinist, he converted with his father and brothers to Roman Catholicism in 1606. Unlike his siblings, he was quite tolerant of his former co-religionists, also because his wife was a Calvinist too.

He married Krystyna Drucka-Sokolińska, and had no heirs.

Coat of arms of Dąbrowa

Bibliography

  1. Herbarz polski Kaspra Niesieckiego S.J., t. V, Lipsk 1840, s. 103.
  2. T. Wasilewski, Janusz Kiszka [w:] Polski Słownik Biograficzny, t. XII, 1966-1967, s. 508-510.
  3. T. Wasilewski, Janusz Kiszka [w:] Polski Słownik Biograficzny, t. XII, 1966-1967, s. 508-510.

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