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Wojciech Grzymała

Wojciech Grzymała

Wojciech Grzymała

*23 IV 1793, Dunajowce, Podole, †16 XII 1871, Nyon koło Genewy

Wojciech Grzymała, son of Wincenty Przecław (*1756 †1824) and Marianna Wydżga. Since 1807 Grzymała attended the military school of general Stanisław Fiszer. He was a soldier of the Duchy of Warsaw army and after the battle of Borodino he received Virtuti Militari. Grzymała also participated in public life - he is famous for his speech at the funeral of Staszic.

Since 1831 he was a diplomatic agent of the National Government in Paris and London. He also became a founder-member of the Historical and Literary Society in Paris. He met Chopin, when a composer came to the France's capital.


 

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