House of Kiszka

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Janusz Kiszka, Great Lithuanian Hetman

Kiszka (plural Kiszkowie) was a Polish noble family (szlachta) originated from Masovia. One of the most powerful magnates family of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.[1]

History[edit]

In the 15th century the family moved from Masovia to Grand Duchy of Lithuania. It reached magnate status in 16th century, but this line died out in the 17th century. The family had numerous possessions, most of them in Podlasie, Wilno Region, Polesie and Volhynia.

Coat of Arms[edit]

The Kiszka family used the Dąbrowa Coat of Arms.

Notable members[edit]

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