Smiglecius, Martin, a learned Jesuit, was born in Poland in 1562. He entered the Society of Jesuits in Rome in 1581, and after making great progress in his studies was sent back to Poland, and taught philosophy at Wilna for four years and divinity for ten. He became rector of several colleges and superior.of the convent at Cracow. He died July 26, 1618. He published many works against the Protestants, but his principal work is his Logic (Ingolst. 1618, 2 vols. 4to).