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List of famous people buried in Wawel Cathedral, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Celebrities are often buried in the highest caliber cemeteries, mausoleums and tombs, which is why we've created this list of celebrities buried in Wawel Cathedral. If you're ever visiting Wawel Cathedral and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

List is made up of people like Jadwiga of Poland and John II Casimir of Poland.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Wawel Cathedral?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Wawel Cathedral?"

From celebrity tombs at Wawel Cathedral to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Wawel Cathedral. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Wawel Cathedral, like what year and where the person was born.

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Augustus II the Strong is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Wawel Cathedral
Dec. at 63 (1670-1733) Augustus II the Strong of the Albertine line of the House of Wettin was Elector of Saxony, Imperial Vicar and became King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania. Augustus' great physical strength ...more

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Jadwiga of Poland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Wawel Cathedral
Dec. at 26 (1373-1399) Jadwiga was the female king of Poland from 1384 to her death. She was a member of the Capetian House of Anjou, the daughter of king Louis I of Hungary and Elizabeth of Bosnia. Queens regnant ...more

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Jogaila is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Wawel Cathedral
Dec. at 72 (1362-1434) Jogaila, later Władysław II Jagiełło was Grand Duke of Lithuania, King of Poland alongside his wife Jadwiga, and then sole King of Poland. He ruled in Lithuania from 1377. Born a pagan, in 1386 ...more

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Anne of Austria, Queen of Pola... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Wawel Cathedral
Dec. at 25 (1573-1598) Anne of Austria was queen consort of Poland and Sweden by marriage to King Sigismund III Vasa.

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Stephen Báthory is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Wawel Cathedral
Stephen Báthory Dec. at 53 (1533-1586) Stephen Báthory was Voivode of Transylvania, Prince of Transylvania, from 1576 Queen Anna Jagiellon's husband and jure uxoris King of Poland. The son of Stephen VIII Báthory and a ...more

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Sigismund III Vasa is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Wawel Cathedral
Dec. at 66 (1566-1632) Sigismund III Vasa was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, a monarch of the united Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1587 to 1632, and King of Sweden from 1592 until he was deposed in ...more

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Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Wawel Cathedral
Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki Dec. at 33 (1640-1673) Michael I, of Korybut Coat of Arms, son of Jeremi Wiśniowiecki and his wife Gryzelda Konstancja Zamoyska, was ruler of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth as King of Poland and Grand Duke of ...more

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Władysław IV Vasa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Wawel Cathedral
Dec. at 53 (1595-1648) Władysław IV Vasa was a Polish and Swedish prince from the House of Vasa. He reigned as King of Poland from 8 November 1632 to his death in 1648. Władysław IV was the son of Sigismund III Vasa ...more

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Casimir III the Great is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Wawel Cathedral
Dec. at 60 (1310-1370) Casimir III the Great who reigned from 1333 to 1370, was the last King of Poland from the Piast dynasty, the son of King Władysław I and Duchess Hedwig of Kalisz. Born in Kowal, Casimir first ...more

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Casimir IV Jagiellon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Wawel Cathedral
Dec. at 65 (1427-1492) Casimir was the son of Władysław II Jagiełło (Jogaila).

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John II Casimir Vasa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Wawel Cathedral
John II Casimir Vasa Dec. at 63 (1609-1672) John II Casimir was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania during the era of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, Duke of Opole in Upper Silesia, and titular King of Sweden 1648–1660. In ...more

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Casimir II the Just is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Wawel Cathedral
Casimir II the Just Dec. at 56 (1138-1194) Casimir II the Just was a Lesser Polish Duke at Wiślica during 1166–1173, and at Sandomierz after 1173. He became ruler over the Polish Seniorate Province at Kraków and thereby High Duke ...more

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John I Albert is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Wawel Cathedral
John I Albert Dec. at 42 (1459-1501) John I Albert was King of Poland and Duke of Głogów.

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Sigismund II Augustus is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Wawel Cathedral
Sigismund II Augustus Dec. at 52 (1520-1572) Sigismund II Augustus I was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, the only son of Sigismund I the Old, whom Sigismund II succeeded in 1548. Married three times, the last of the Jagiellons ...more

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Sigismund I the Old is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Wawel Cathedral
Sigismund I the Old Dec. at 81 (1467-1548) Sigismund I of Poland, of the Jagiellon dynasty, reigned as King of Poland and also as the Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1506 until 1548. Earlier, Sigismund had been invested as Duke of Silesia. ...more

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Władysław I the Elbow-high is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Wawel Cathedral
Władysław I the Elbow-high Dec. at 72 (1261-1333) Władysław the Short or Elbow-high, was a King of Poland. He was a Duke until 1300, and Prince of Kraków from 1305 until his coronation as King on 20 January 1320. Because of his short ...more

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Anna Jagiellon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Wawel Cathedral
Anna Jagiellon Dec. at 73 (1523-1596) Anna Jagiellon was queen of Poland from 1575 to 1586. She was the daughter of Poland's King Sigismund I the Old, and the wife of Stephen Báthory. She was elected, along with her then ...more

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Sophia of Halshany is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Wawel Cathedral
Sophia of Halshany Dec. at 56 (1405-1461) Sophia of Halshany or Sonka Olshanskaya was a Lithuanian princess of Halshany. As the fourth and last wife of Jogaila, King of Poland and Supreme Duke of Lithuania, she was Queen consort of ...more