Ladislaus Herman(läd`ĭslous' hĕr`män), 1040–1102, duke of Poland (1079–1102), brother and successor of Boleslaus IIBoleslaus II,
c.1039–1081, duke (1058–76), and later king (1076–79) of Poland; son and successor of Casimir I. Throughout his reign he opposed the influence of the Holy Roman Empire.
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1085–1138, duke of Poland (1102–38). The kingdom had been divided by his father, Ladislaus Herman, between Boleslaus and his elder brother Zbigniew, whose legitimacy was disputed.
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