- Town:NY New York City
Year of creation:1939
- Rider(s):Jagiello, Wladyslaw
(c. 1351/1362 – 1434) ruled in Lithuania from 1377 as its last pagan ruler. He was baptized in Kraków in 1386, married the young Queen regnant Jadwiga of Poland. His own reign in Poland started in 1399, upon death of Queen Jadwiga, and lasted a further thirty-five years and laid the foundation for the centuries-long Polish–Lithuanian union. The newly formed Polish-Lithuanian union confronted the growing power of the Teutonic Knights. The allied victory at the Battle of Grunwald in 1410 secured the Polish and Lithuanian borders and marked the emergence of the Polish–Lithuanian alliance as a significant force in Europe. The reign of Władysław II Jagiełło extended Polish frontiers and is often considered the beginning of Poland’s Golden Age. The Polish-Lithuanian state was the largest state in the Christian world.
- Sculptor(s):Ostowsky, Stanislaw Kuzimierz
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