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Piotr Wysocki, 1797 - 1874

Instructor in the Warsaw, (Poland) Military College for Infantry Officer Cadets. Co-organizer and leader of the plot that lead to the November Uprising (1830-1831). In February 1832 sentenced to death for the participation in the Uprising. This was later changed to life-sentence in a penal colony in Siberia and seizure of all property. In 1857 returned from Siberia and settled in Warka. (based on: Encyklopedia Popularna PWN 1994, Kronika Dziejow Polskich 1995, Maly Slownik Historii Polski 1997)


Last updated: 2001-03-05
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