Boleslaw

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.
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