Sigismund II

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Sigismund II

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(Biography) called Sigismund Augustus. 1520–72, king of Poland (1548–72), who united Poland, Lithuania, and their dependencies by the Union of Lublin (1569)
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The castle's 136 16th century tapestries, ordered from Brussels by King Sigismund II Augustus, are its most valuable collection.
The crowning red marble Sigismund chapel holds the sarcophagi of Sigismund I, his son Sigismund II Augustus, and Queen Anna, daughter of Sigismund I.
According to a later account by Ivan the Terrible himself, he had believed Duke Johan of Finland to be dead, and wished to force Sigismund II Augustus to exchange his sister Catherine for the Polish-Lithuanian territories in Livonia.
Throughout his colorful career, Dudith's corresponding partners were famous scholars and thinkers, dignitaries of the Church, and some of the most powerful rulers of Europe, such as Ferdinand I and Maximilian II of Austria, and Sigismund II Augustus of Poland.