Date of Birth: 1534 or 1538
Place of Birth: Verona
Date of Death: 1614
Place of Death: Kraków
Aleksander Gwagnin was born Alessandro Guagnini in Verona, at that time part of the Commonwealth of Venice. During his education, he learned Latin, military topography and the military art of besieging.
In 1551, Aleksander’s father left Italy because of quarrels with relatives and financial problems, and reac…