John III Sobieski
biographical name 1629-1696 king of Poland (1674-96)

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  • John III Sobieski — Infobox Polish monarch name=John III Sobieski image caption=Jan III Sobieski in Roman costume. Detail of a 1686 painting by Jerzy Siemiginowski Eleuter. birthdate=birth date|1629|8|17|mf=y birthplace=Olesko, Poland deathdate=death date and… …   Wikipedia

  • John III Sobieski — Polish Jan Sobieski born Aug. 17, 1629, Olesko, Pol. died June 17, 1696, Wilanów Elective king of Poland (1674–96). Named commander in chief of the Polish army (1668), he distinguished himself by victories over the Cossacks and Turks. His… …   Universalium

  • John III — may refer to:People* Pope John III, Pope from 561 to his death in 574. * John Scholasticus, Patriarch of Constantinople from 565 to his death in 577. * John III Rizocopo, Exarch of Ravenna from 710 to 711. * John III of Naples, Duke from 928 to… …   Wikipedia

  • John III — 1. (Catelinus) died A.D. 574, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 561 574. 2. (John Sobieski) 1624 96, king of Poland 1674 96. * * * ▪ duke of Brittany byname  John The Good,  French  Jean Le Bon  born 1286 died 1341       duke of Brittany (from 1312),… …   Universalium

  • John III — 1. (Catelinus) died A.D. 574, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 561 574. 2. (John Sobieski) 1624 96, king of Poland 1674 96. * * * (1624 96), king of Poland 1674 96; known as John Sobieski. In 1683, he relieved Vienna when it was besieged by the Turks… …   Useful english dictionary

  • John III — /dʒɒn/ (say jon) noun (John Sobieski), 1624–96, king of Poland 1674–96 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Jean III Sobieski — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Jean Sobieski et Sobieski. Jean III Sobieski …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Juan III Sobieski — Joannes III, Dei Gratia rex Poloniae, magnus dux Lithuaniae, Russie, Prussiae, Masoviae, Samogitiae, Livoniae, Smolenscie, Kijoviae, Volhyniae, Podlachiae, Severiae, Czernichoviaeque. Reinado …   Wikipedia Español

  • Jean III Sobieski de Pologne — Jean III Sobieski Pour les articles homonymes, voir Jean Sobieski et Sobieski. Jean III Sobieski …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sobieski — (singular masculine; singular feminine Sobieska, plural: Sobiescy is a Polish noble family name, and may refer to:* John III Sobieski, King of the Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1674 to 1696 ** Jakub Sobieski (1590 1646), father of King John …   Wikipedia

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