Aleksander Ludwik Radziwiłł

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Aleksander Ludwik Radziwiłł
Aleksander Ludwik Radziwiłł.PNG
Born (1594-08-04)4 August 1594
Nieśwież
Died 30 March 1654(1654-03-30) (aged 59)
Bologna
Spouse(s) Tekla Anna Wołłowicz
Katarzyna Eugenia Tyszkiewicz
Lucricia Marie Strozzi
Children with Tekla Anna Wołłowicz:
Mikolaj Krzysztof Radziwiłł
Anna Eufemia Radziwiłł
Albrecht Radziwiłł
Jerzy Radziwiłł
Michał Kazimierz Radziwiłł
Joanna Katarzyna Radziwiłł
Jan Radziwiłł
Prancska Radziwiłł

with Katarzyna Eugenia Tyszkiewicz:
Ludwik Radziwiłł
Eleonora Radziwiłł

with Lucricia Marie Strozzi:
Dominik Mikołaj Radziwiłł
Cecylia Maria Radziwiłł
Parents Mikołaj 'Sierotka' Radziwiłł
Elzbieta "Halaszka" Eufemia Wiśniowiecka

Prince Aleksander Ludwik Radziwiłł (Lithuanian: Aleksandras Liudvikas Radvila) (1594-1654) was a Polish-Lithuanian noble.

He was Ordynat of Nieśwież, Stolnik of Lithuania since 1626, Krajczy of Lithuania since 1630, voivode of Brześć Litewski Voivodship since 1631 to 1635, Court Marshal of Lithuania since 1635, Grand Marshal of Lithuania in 1637-1654 and voivode of Połock Voivodship since 1654. Starost słonimski, upicki, brasławski, szadowski, nowowołyński, jurborski, olicki.

He married Tekla Anna Wołłowicz in 1626, Katarzyna Eugenia Tyszkiewicz in 1639 and Lucricia Marie Strozzi in October, 1642 in Warsaw. His marriage to Katarzyna Eugenia Tyszkiewicz, widow of Konstanty Wiśniowiecki's son, led to the conflict between Aleksander Ludwik Radziwłł and Jeremi Wiśniowiecki over the inheritance of Konstanty. Eventually, Katarzyna defected to Jeremi's side and divorced Aleksander, who was forced to give up his claims.

He kept away from politics during the reign of Sigismund III Vasa, but supported Władysław IV Waza, in his election in 1632. However towards the end of his life he distanced himself from Władysław, by opposing his plans of war with Ottomans.

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