Boleslaw


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Bolesław

 

In Poland:

Bolesław I the Brave. (Chrobry). Born 967; died 1025. Prince from 992 to 1025 and king in 1025. The son of Mieszko I. Boleslaw I waged wars against the Holy Roman Empire (periodically from 1003 to 1018), in the course of which Poland preserved its independence. Under his rule the unification of Polish lands was concluded. Boleslaw I achieved the organization of an independent archbishopric in Gniezno (1000). In 1018 he led a campaign on Kiev and temporarily held the Cherven cities.

REFERENCE

Zakrzewski, S. Bolesław Chrobry Wielki. Lvov, 1925.
Bolestaw III the Wry-Mouthed. (Krzywousty). Born Aug. 20,1085; died Oct. 28,1138. Prince from 1102 to 1138. After a persistent struggle against his older brother Zbigniew and his ally Emperor Heinrich V of Germany, Boleslaw III achieved the unification of all of Poland under his rule. He reunited Eastern Pomerania (1116) and Western Pomerania (1123) with Poland, as well as part of the lands of the Liutichi. In 1138 he issued the so-called Statute of Bolestaw HI, according to which Poland was divided into sections among his sons.

REFERENCE

Maleczyńki, K. Bolesław Krzywousty Zarys panowania. Kraków, 1947.
References in periodicals archive ?
929: King Wenceslaus of Bohemia, Good King Wenceslas of the Christmas carol, was murdered by his younger brother, Boleslaw.
He was born in Dudley son of the late Boleslaw and Catherine (Zaleska) Moroz and lived in Dudley most of his life.
At the Community Champions night at the Thistle Hotel in Middlesbrough, Gail Walker, centre, was honoured as Champion Carer and given her award by Dr Boleslaw Posmyk, left, and Dr Henry Waters, right, on behalf of the sponsors of the award
Between the brown and the red; nationalism, Catholicism, and communism in twentieth-century Poland-- the politics of Boleslaw Piasecki.
The ramifications are extremely important because if we assume that people are moving randomly, we are wrong, and therefore we will not be prepared for what people actually do," Boleslaw Szymanski, director of SCNARC and the Claire and Roland Schmitt Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at Rensselaer, said.
929: Wenceslaus of Bohemia, Good King Wenceslas of the carol, was murdered by younger brother Boleslaw.
The Spartan football player, who started 16 games as a free safety and outside linebacker in his career on campus, said he got the idea for his predictive model from a case presented by Boleslaw Kopocinski of Wroclaw University in Poland.
He also claimed the prestigious Boleslaw Chobry Crown in his homeland last Saturday, where Greg Hancock, Nicki Pedersen, Rune Holta, Jonsson and Crump were among the big names he defeated.
In 1987, ARS microbiologist Norman Stern, with the Poultry Microbiological Safety Research Unit (PMSRU) in Athens, Georgia, began developing the new medium when he traveled to Pulawy, Poland, to work with researchers Boleslaw Wojton and Kris Kwiatek at the Veterinary Research Institute.
Other middle names which help players stand out include Gary Lineker's (Winston), Emile Heskey's, which include Ivanhoe, and Peter Schmeichel's, who happens to be actually called Peter Boleslaw Schmeichel.
For hundreds of years Europe's greatest cooks were lured to the royal court to prepare dishes fit for hungry kings with names like Boleslaw the Brave and Kazimierz the Great.
Boleslaw Kuzminski, a Ukraineborn retired psychology lecturer, joined the army after war broke out just two weeks before he was due to complete his national service in Poland in 1939.