Jan Piotr Sapieha

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Jan Piotr Sapieha
Jan Piotar Sapieha. Ян Пётар Сапега.jpg
Coat of arms Herb Sapiehów.PNG
Lis
Consort Zofia Weiher
Noble family Sapieha
Father Paweł Sapieha
Mother Anna Chodkiewiczówna
Born 1569
Bykhov/Mogilev
Died October 15, 1611(1611-10-15)
Moscow Kremlin

Jan Piotr Sapieha (1569–1611) was a Lithuanian nobleman (szlachcic); starosta at Uświat, king's colonel, member of the Sejm, commander of the Polish- Lithuanian crew at the Kremlin, nicknamed Hetman.

Son of Paweł Sapieha (1523–1580) and Anna Chodkiewiczówna (1540–1595), married to Zofia Weiher, father of Paweł Jan Sapieha.

Participant of the Polish-Swedish War - brought a private chorągiew of 100 Cossacks, and commanded he right wing (400 hussars, 700 Cossack cavalry) of Polish-Lithuanian army during the famous Battle of Kircholm in 1605. Participant of the Polish-Muscovite War (1605-1618), where he commanded the failed siege of Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra in 1608 and later fought anti-Polish Muscovite forces near Moscow (the so-called First Volunteer Army, led by Prokopy Lyapunov).

He died on October 15 during the siege of Moscow Kremlin, at his own will buried at Leipalingis, Lithuania.[1]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Jan Piotr married Zofia Weiher h. Weiher and had nine children.[2] Among others:

Legacy[edit]

Jan Piotr Sapieha is one of the personas on the famous painting by Jan Matejko: Kazanie Skargi (The Sermon of Piotr Skarga).

Works[edit]

  • Dzieje Marsa krwawego i sprawy odważne, rycerskie przez Wielmożnego Pana Jego Mości Pana Jana Piotra Sapiehę starostę uświadzkiego w monarchii moskiewskiej od roku 1608 do roku 1612 sławnie odprawowane. (diary)

Bibliography[edit]

  • Moskwa w rękach Polaków. Pamiętniki dowódców i oficerów garnizonu w Moskwie. Marek Kubala and Tomasz Ściężor. Kraków: Platan, 2005 . ISBN 83-89711-50-8.

Ancestors[edit]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
16. Semen Sopiha
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8. Bohdan Sapieha (+ aft.1511)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
17. Nastazja
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4. Iwan Sapieha (+1546)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9. Pss Teodora Drucka Babiczówna
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2. Count Paweł Sapieha
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
20. Pr Aleksander Sanguszkowicz
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10. Pr Andrzej Sanguszko
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5. Pss Hanna Sanguszkówna (+1561)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11. Bohdana Odyncewiczówna
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1. Prince Jan Piotr Sapieha
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
24. Iwan Chodkiewicz (1420-1484)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12. Aleksander Chodkiewicz (1457-1549)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
25. Pss Jawnuta Bielska
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6. Hrehory Chodkiewicz (+1572)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
13. Pss Wasylissa Jaroslawowiczówna
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3. Hanna Chodkiewiczówna
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
28. Michal Zbaraski, Pr of Vishnevtsy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14. Pr Iwan Wisniowiecki
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
29. Pss ? Polubinska
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7. Katarzyna Wisniowiecka (+ bef.1580)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
30. Semen Olizarowicz
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
15. Nastazja Olizarowiczowna (+ca 1536)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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