King of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from September 29 , 1669 , to his death in 1673.
Following the abdication of King Jan II Kazimierz Waza and the end of The Deluge , the Polish nobility elected Micha Wi king. Micha was the son of a successful but controversial military commander, Jeremi Michal Wisniowiecki , known for his ruthless actions against Bohdan Chmielnicki 's Uprising .
Micha Wi reign was less than successful. His father's military fame notwithstanding, Micha lost a war against the Turks , who occupied Podole (see Polish-Ottoman War (1672-1676) ) He was unable to cope with his responsibilities and with Poland's quarreling factions. On his death, Jan Sobieski was elected King of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and crowned as John III.