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Leszek the Black

High Duke of POland

Leszek II the Black (c. 1241 – 30 September 1288) was a member of Polish nobility who reigned from 1279 to 1288. He died on the 30 September 1288.

Leszek the Black
Leszek Czarny.jpg
19th century portrait by Jan Matejko.
High Duke of Poland
Reign1279–1288
PredecessorBolesław V the Chaste
SuccessorHenryk IV Probus
Duke of Sieradz
Reign1261–1288
PredecessorCasimir I of Kuyavia
SuccessorWładysław I the Elbow-high
Duke of Inowrocław
Reign1273–1278
PredecessorBolesław the Pious
SuccessorZiemomysł
Bornc. 1241
Brześć Kujawski
Died30 September 1288
Kraków
Burial
Dominican Church of the Holy Trinity, Kraków
SpouseGryfina of Halych
HouseHouse of Piast
FatherCasimir I of Kuyavia
MotherConstance of Wrocław