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This name derives from the Slavic name “Mstivoj”, composed of two elements: the “mstiti (мстити)” (revenge, avenge, requite) plus “Voj (вој)” (war, warrior). In turn the name means “revenge of the Warrior”. The feast day in Poland is traditionally celebrated on November 4. 1) Mściwój I gdański or Mszczuj I was regent of Pomerelia (styled himself as princeps Pomoranorum) from about 1205 until his death. 2) Mściwój II was a Duke of Pomerelia, member of the Samborides dynasty. He ruled Pomerelia as a sole ruler from 1273 to 1294.
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