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Jozef Wysocki, 1809 - 1873

General, participant of the November Uprising (1830-1831), member of the Patriotic Association (Towarzystwo Patriotyczne). Later emigrated and served as an emissary, member of the TDP (?). In 1848, organizer of the National Guard (Gwardia Narodowa) in Krakow. In 1848-49 creator and commander of the Polish Legion in Hungary. Commander of the Polish Military School in Italy. Participant of the January Uprising (1863-64) - Minister of War, then commander of the armed forces for the Lublin and Russian provinces After the uprising again on emigration. (based on: Encyklopedia Popularna 1994)

Last updated: 2001-02-26
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