Henry I of Poland
Henry I "the Bearded", Polish Henryk Brodaty (1163 - March 19, 1238) of the Silesian line of the Piast dynasty of rulers, was duke of Lower Silesia from 1201. He later on also became duke of Greater Poland from 1232 until his death and thereby senior prince of all Poland.
Henry I was the successor to duke Boleslaus the Long , who had received the ducal position following the intervention in a succession dispute in Poland by the Emperor Frederick I of the Holy Roman Empire in 1163.
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