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John II the Good, Duke of Opole

2017-08-04

Jan (John) II of Opole (c. 1460 – 27 March 1532) was a Duke of Opole-Brzeg (until 1481)-Strzelce-Niemodlin in 1476 (with his brothers as co-rulers during 1476), ruler over Gliwice (in 1494), Toszek (in 1495), Niemodlin (again, in 1497), Bytom (in 1498), Koźle (in 1509), and Racibórz (in 1521). He belonged to the silesian branch of the Polish Piast dynasty which was the oldest branch of the first Polish royal dynasty.

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