New Catholic Dictionary – Saint Casimir

[Saint Casimir holy card]
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(Slavic: show forth peace) (1458-1484) Prince of Poland, died Grodno, Russia. He was made grand-duke of Lithuania in 1471. Elected King of Hungary, he refused to exercise the power. He died of consumption. Patron of Poland; invoked against the plague, and Turks. Emblems: crown, lily. Buried in cathedral of Vilna. Canonized 1522. Feast, Roman Calendar, 4 March.

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Casimir”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 15 September 2012. Web. 31 July 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/new-catholic-dictionary-saint-casimir/>