Royal_coronations_in_Poland

Royal coronations in Poland

This is a list of royal coronations in Poland from the 10th century on, beginning in the town of Gniezno, which was the main residence of the early Piast dynasty (founders of Polish state). In 1025 Boleslaw I of Poland (Bolesław Chrobry) crowned himself at the Gniezno Cathedral as the first king of Poland.

Gniezno Cathedral

Basilica of St. Peter and Paul, Poznań

Wawel Cathedral, Kraków

St. John's Cathedral, Warsaw

Kings and queens not crowned

However, they used the title King of Poland (Rex Poloniae) or Queen of Poland (Regina Poloniae).

Crowned outside Poland

Further reading

  • Michał Rożek, Polskie koronacje i korony, Krajowa Agencja Wydawnicza, Kraków 1987

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