Žygimantas Kęstutaitis, LDK (c.1350 - 1440)

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Nicknames: "Стародубский Сигизмунд Кейстутович", "Sigismund Kiejstutowicz"
Death: Died in Trakai, Lithuania
Cause of death: Killed by Švitrigaila supporters
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About Žygimantas Kęstutaitis, LDK

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Ruled (1432 - 1440), youngest son of Kęstutis and Birutė, brother of Vytautas. Killed by Švitrigaila supporters.

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Žygimantas Kęstutaitis, LDK's Timeline

1350
1350
1382
1382
- 1384
Age 32

In 1384 m. Žygimantas flees captivity and goes to Marienburg castle, built by Teutonic Order on the river of Dubysa, where he joints his older brother Vytautas.

1383
1383
Age 33
1386
February 18, 1386
Age 36
Malbork, Malbork County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland
1389
1389
- 1440
Age 39

After reconciliation of Vytautas and Jogaila, Žygimantas moves to live to Navahrudak castle (today Belarus).

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Ruś Czarna – kraina historyczna na terenie dzisiejszej Republiki Białoruskiej i Polski (we wschodniej części województwa podlaskiego), położona między Prypecią, Ptyczem i Niemnem. Główne miasta regionu to Grodno, Nowogródek, Wołkowysk, Świsłocz, Nieśwież.

1390
January 1390
Age 40

In January of 1390 Žygimantas was sent by Vytautas to the Teutonic Knights to renew their political collaboration, he was kept as a hostage (besides Žygimantas the same fate awaited his brother Tautvilas, sister Ryngailė and Vytautas' wife Anna).
In January of 1397 the deputy Wenceslas IV of Luxembourg demanded the Teutonic Knights to either transfer Žygimantas under his guardianship, or free him. Grand Master Konrad von Jungingen refused to meet these demands.

1390
Age 40
1406
1406
Age 56
1416
1416
Age 66
1432
1432
- 1440
Age 82
Trakai, Trakai district municipality, Vilnius County, Lithuania