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Palace in the town of Lubartw, near city of Lublin. In 1543 on the basis of a location privilege granted by the King Zygmunt I (Sigismundus I) Piotr Firlej, Lublin and Ruthenian Voivode founded a Town the name of Lewartw and embarked on the construction of a defensive Castel which was to serve as his seat. Following the death of Piotr Firlejs son Mikołaj the ownership of the Lewartw estate along with the Castel was transfer red to the Kazimierskis family. From 1643 the estate were owned by Prince Władysław Dominik Zasławski, and In 1678 they were inherited by Prince Dymitr Jerzy Korybut Wiśniowiecki. After his Heath, from 1688 the ownership of the estate remained In the hands of Jzef Lubomirski. In 1705 the Lewartw estate were brought as the dowry by Princess Maria Lubomirska to Paweł Karol Sanguszko who then decided to make Lewartw his family seat and bring prosperity and development to the estate. In 1744, by virtue of the charter confirmed by King August III, He changed the towns name from Lewartw to Lubartw. As of 1839 the palace ceased to be property of the Sanguszko family. 1935-1938 the Municipal Governing Body of Lubartw bought out the palace ruins and the garden. It was only as late as 1947 that the renovation work was started on the whole building complex and continued through till 1970.

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