Suleiman the Magnificent (1494-1566) was an Ottoman sultan, who presided over the “Golden Age” of the Ottoman Empire. Under his rule, the Ottoman Empire was the World’s strongest and wealthiest superpower. Besides personally leading many battles, including the famous siege of Vienna, he was a patron of the arts.
Stanisław II August (1732-1798) was the last King and Grand Duke of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth (1764–95). Born into a Polish noble family he received a great education and traveled all over Europe. In 1756, he visited St. Petersburg, Russia and met the future Russian Empress Yekaterina Alexeyevna (later known as Catherine the Great).