Piast the Wheelwright

the legendary ancestor of the Piast dynasty

Piast the Wheelwright was, according to legend, the creator of the Piast dynasty, a son Chościsko, which would go on to rule the Kingdom of Poland. He was first mentioned in the Polish Chronicle of Gallus Anonymus.[1]


  1. "Excerpts from the Gallus Anonymus' chronicle in the English language". Archived from the original on 2009-01-25. Retrieved 2010-12-19.