|Field Crown Hetman|
|Preceded by||Stanisław Koniecpolski|
|Succeeded by||Mikołaj Potocki|
|Died||19 October 1636|
Marcin Kazanowski, (1563/66 – 19 October 1636) was a noble (szlachcic), magnate, castellan of Halice from 1622, voivode of Podole Voivodeship from 1632 and Field Crown Hetman of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1633.
Married to Katarzyna Starzycka in 1600, he was the father of Dominik Aleksander Kazanowski (1605–1648), voivode of Bracław. His family, the Kazanowski family, descendants of Mediolan Comeses, founded the town of Kazanów in 1566.
The discovery legend of the Madonna Bołszowiecka relates that during one of battles against Tatars, Hetman Kazanowski discovered the icon of the Blessed Virgin. This was viewed by his troops as a miracle and boosted their morale, leading to a victory.
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- The year of birth is not certain due to several conflicting sources
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- Battle of Górzno (Polish)
- Legend of Madonna Bolszowiecka discovery (Polish)
- Kazanowski family genealogy
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