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St. Casimir Jagiellonian

St. Casimir Jagiellonian

Casimir (1458–84), the son of King Casimir IV Jagiellonian, was prepared by his father for the throne and was raised in the spirit of piety and of humanist ideals. He was renowned for his righteousness and justice when he served as vice-regent of the Crown, and then in Lithuania where he died and was buried in the Vilnius Cathedral. He was canonized in 1604 and is remembered on March 4.
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