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Feastday: July 24

Patron of Poland, Lithuania

Birth: 1224

Death: 1292


Princess of Poland and Franciscan tertiary. She was a niece of St. Elizabeth of Hungary and a great niece of St. Redwig. Sometimes called Cunegunde, Zinga, or Kioga, she was married to Prince Boleslaus of Poland. Kinga founded a monastery at Sandez.


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