|Paweł Jan Sapieha|
|Died||December 29, 1665 (aged 55–56)|
Różana (now Ruzhany, Belarus)
Paul John Sapieha (1609–1665) was a Polish-Lithuanian nobleman (szlachcic).
Sapieha became a Hussar Rotmistrz in 1633, courtier in 1635, Obozny of Lithuania in 1638, Podstoli of Lithuania in 1645, voivode of the Witebsk Voivodeship in 1646, voivode of the Vilnius Voivodeship and Great Hetman of Lithuania in 1656.
He participated in the Battle of Beresteczko against Kossacks in 1651. During "The Deluge" he dislodged the Swedish troops from Lublin, took part in the siege of Warsaw and captured the Tykocin Castle in 1657. Together with Stefan Czarniecki he defeated the Russian Army at the Battle of Połonka in 1660.
He was a supporter of the vivente rege elections.
He was married to Zofia Zienowicz with whom he had two children: Teodora Aleksandra Sapieha and Michał Sapieha. He was later married to Anna Barbara Kopeć and had eight more children: John Casimir Sapieha, Benedykt Paweł Sapieha, Franciszek Stefan Sapieha, Leon Bazyli Sapieha, Katarzyna Anna Sapieha, Konstancja Sapieha, Zofia Sapieha and Teresa Sapieha.
Ancestors[edit | edit source]
|16. Bohdan Sapieha (+ aft.1511)|
|8. Iwan Sapieha (+1546)|
|17. Pss Teodora Drucka Babiczówna|
|4. Count Paweł Sapieha|
|18. Pr Andrzej Sanguszko|
|9. Pss Hanna Sanguszkówna (+1561)|
|19. Bohdana Odyncewiczówna|
|2. Prince Jan Piotr Sapieha|
|20. Aleksander Chodkiewicz (1457-1549)|
|10. Hrehory Chodkiewicz (+1572)|
|21. Pss Wasylissa Jaroslawowiczówna|
|5. Hanna Chodkiewiczówna|
|22. Pr Iwan Wisniowiecki|
|11. Katarzyna Wisniowiecka (+ bef.1580)|
|23. Nastazja Olizarowiczowna (+ca 1536)|
|1. Prince Paweł Jan Sapieha|
|3. Zofia Weiher|
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