Aleksander Ostrogski

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Aleksander Ostrogski
Prince
Alaksandar Astroski. Аляксандар Астроскі.jpg
Coat of arms OstrogskiOstrogski's coat of arms
Consort Anna Kostka h. Dąbrowa
Issue
Zofia Ostrogska
Konstanty Ostrogski
Janusz Ostrogski
Anna Alojza Ostrogska
Katarzyna Ostrogska
Family Ostrogski
Father Konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski h. Ostrogski
Mother Zofia Tarnowska h. Leliwa
Born c. 1571
Wiewiórka
Died 1603
Tarnopol

Prince Aleksander Ostrogski (Belarusian: Аляксандар Астрожскi Ukrainian: Олександр Острозький Lithuanian: Aleksandras Ostrogiškis) (c. 1571–1603) was a nobleman of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.

Son of voivode of Troki and Hetman Prince Konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski h. Ostrogski and Zofia Tarnowska h. Leliwa, the daughter of voivode of Ruthenia and Kraków Hetman Jan Amor Tarnowski h. Leliwa and Zofia Szydłowiecka h. Odrowąż.

He was voivode of Wołyń since 1593 and starost of Pereiaslav. In 1592 he married Anna Kostka h. Dąbrowa a Roman Catholic.

Aleksander stay the only son of Konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski who remained Orthodox. Together with his father he acted against the Union of Brest. He founded the Monastery of Holy Trinity in the village of Mezhirich. Aleksander was buried in the Church of Lord's Theophany in Ostróg.[1]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Aleksander married in 1592 Anna Kostka h. Dąbrowa, the daughter of voivode of Sandomierz and podskarbi Jan Kostka h. Dąbrowa and Elżbieta Elenborg z Eilemberku and had five children:[2]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Polski Słownik Biograficzny t. 24 s.
  • Barbara Sawczyk, Maria Sąsiadowicz, Ewa Stańczyk, Ocalić od zapomnienia... Patroni tarnowskich ulic. Tom 2, Tarnów 2004, ISBN 83-915445-6-7

References[edit]

  1. ^ «С кройніки Бельського речі потребні вибрані» (Острозький літописець), in Ukrianian. Декамврія 2 князь Александер Острозький ярославський в Красном умер, а похован у Острозі в церкві замковой богоявленія.
  2. ^ http://genealogia.grocholski.pl/gd/osoba.php?id=001620