1595, Jun 91648, May 20
a Polish prince from the Royal House of Vasa. He reigned as King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 8 November 1632 to his death in 1648. In 1610 the teen-aged Wladyslaw was elected Tsar of Russia by the Seven Boyars, but did not assume the Russian throne due to his father's opposition and a popular uprising in Russia. Nevertheless, until 1634 he used the title of Grand Duke of Muscovy.
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08/27/1610-Polish King Wladyslaw IV Vasa crowned king of Russia 
02/19/1634-Battle at Smolensk: Polish king Wladyslaw IV Vasa beats Russians 
03/01/1634-Siege of Smolensk ends; Polish King Wladyslaw IV Vasa beats Russians
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