Crown of the Kingdom of Poland

The Crown of the Kingdom of Poland (Polish: Korona Królestwa Polskiego; Latin: Corona Regni Poloniae), known also as the Polish Crown, is the common name for the historic Late Middle Ages territorial possessions of the King of Poland, including the Kingdom of Poland proper. The Polish Crown was at the helm of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1569 to 1795.[citation needed]

Crown of the Kingdom of Poland
Korona Królestwa Polskiego  (Polish)
Corona Regni Poloniae  (Latin)
1385–1795
Anthem: "Bogurodzica"
"Mother of God"

"Gaude Mater Polonia"[1]
"Rejoice, oh Mother Poland"
Crown of the Kingdom of Poland within Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth in 1635.
StatusPart of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth (1569–1795)
CapitalKraków (before 1596)
Warsaw (after 1596)
Official languagesPolish, Latin
Religion
Roman Catholicism
GovernmentUnitary parliamentary Elective constitutional monarchy
LegislatureSejm
Senate
Chamber of Deputies
Historical eraMiddle Ages
Early modern Europe
August 14 1385
1 July 1569
May 3, 1791
January 7 1795
CurrencyGrosz
ISO 3166 codePL
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Kingdom of Poland
Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria
Russian Empire
Kingdom of Prussia

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