Mykolas Kęsgaila (died 1476)

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Mykolas Kęsgaila (died 1476) was an influential Lithuanian nobleman from the Kęsgailos family. Together with his brother Jonas Kęsgaila, Mykolas dominated the politics of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania for three decades.[1] Mykolas Kęsgaila was Chancellor of Lithuania (1444–1476), regent of Smolensk (1450–1458) and Voivode of Vilnius (1459–1476).[2]

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  1. ^ (Lithuanian) Jonas Zinkus, et al., ed. (1985–1988). "Kęsgailos". Tarybų Lietuvos enciklopedija II. Vilnius, Lithuania: Vyriausioji enciklopedijų redakcija. p. 298. LCC 86232954. 
  2. ^ Petrauskas, Rimvydas; Jūratė Kiaupienė (2009). Lietuvos istorija. Nauji horizontai: dinastija, visoumenė, valstybė (in Lithuanian) IV. Baltos lankos. pp. 494, 496, 499. ISBN 978-9955-23-239-1.