Adam Aleksander Sanguszko

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Adam Aleksander Sanguszko (1590–1653), of Pogoń Litewska Coat of Arms, was a noble of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.[1] He was the castellan of Kiev from 1618, voivode of Podole from 1621 to 1630, voivode of Wołyń from 1630 and starosta of Włodzimierz (until 1625).

His parents were Hrihory Sanguszko and Zofia Hołowczyńska. He married Katarzyna Uchańska (d.1650) before 1616. They had no children and the Sanguszko-Koszyrski line became extinct with Adam's death.

During the royal election in 1648 he seemed to have supported the Ruthenian Eastern Orthodox nobles and the Cossacks, arguing for the need to reform or annul the Union of Brest[2] In 1637 he founded the Kamień Dominicans.[3]

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  1. ^ Kubiĭovych, Volodymyr and Husar, Danylo Struk (editors) (1993) "Sanguszko, Adam Oleksander" Encyclopedia of Ukraine: Volume 4, Ph-Sr University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, page 532, ISBN 0-8020-3993-6
  2. ^ Mironowicz, Antoni "Kościół prawosławny w XVII wieku" ("The Orthodox Church in the 17th Century") Беларускага Гістарычнага Таварыства (Belarusian Historical Society), in Polish, archive from 21 May 2007
  3. ^ Stolarski, Piotr (2010) Friars on the Frontier: Catholic Renewal and the Dominican Order in southeastern Poland, 1594-1648 Ashgate, Farnham, Surrey, England, page 90, ISBN 978-1-4094-0595-5