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Krzysztof Mikolaj Piorun Radziwill
|Krzysztof Mikołaj Radziwiłł|
|Coat of Arms||Trąby|
|Parents|| Mikołaj "Rudy" Radziwłł|
|Consorts|| Katarzyna Sobek |
|Children|| with Katarzyna Ostrogska|
with Katarzyna Tęczyńska
|Date of Birth||1547|
|Place of Birth||Wilno|
|Date of Death||November 20, 1603|
|Place of Death||Łosośna|
He was Podczaszy of Lithuania since 1569, Field Lithuanian Hetman since 1572, castellan of Troki, Deputy Chancellor of Lithuania since 1579, voivode of Wilno Voivodship since 1584, Great Lithuanian Hetman since 1589, Starost kokenhauski, solecki, żyżmorski, urzędowski, aiński, borysowski and nowomyski.
Krzysztof Mikołaj Radziwiłł was one of the most talented commanders in the service of Rzeczpospolita during the wars against Muscovy and Sweden. His achievements combined with his powerful Radziwiłł family backing helped him rise to his various voivode and starost offices and further increased his family wealth.
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