Andrzej Opaliński (1540–1593)

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Andrzej Opaliński
Coat of armsClan Łodzia
Spouse(s)Katarzyna Kościelecka
FatherMaciej Opaliński
MotherJadwiga Lubrańska

Andrzej Opaliński (1540–1593), of Łodzia coat of arms, was a Polish–Lithuanian nobleman. Court Crown Marshal from 1572; Great Crown Marshal from 1574, starost of Greater Poland from 1598.

In 1575 supported Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor for the Polish crown. During next interregnum he was loyal to Sigismund III Vasa. About this time began his conflict with Jan Zamoyski.

He was one of the members of the Polish delegation negotiating the Treaty of Bytom and Będzin in 1589.