Jan Henryk Dąbrowski

1755 - 1818

Jan Henryk Dąbrowski

Jan Henryk Dąbrowski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈjan ˈxɛnrɨɡ dɔmˈbrɔfskʲi]; also known as Johann Heinrich Dąbrowski (Dombrowski) in German and Jean Henri Dombrowski in French; 29 August 1755 – 6 June 1818) was a Polish general and statesman, widely respected after his death for his patriotic attitude, and described as a national hero.Dąbrowski initially served in the Saxon Army and joined the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Army in 1792, shortly before the Second Partition of Poland. He was promoted to the rank of general in the Kościuszko Uprising of 1794. After the final Third Partition of Poland, which ended the existence of Poland as an independent country, he became actively involved in promoting the cause of Polish independence abroad. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan Henryk Dąbrowski has received more than 146,783 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 305th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski ranks 305 out of 1,194Before him are Günther Prien, Louis-Gabriel Suchet, Zhang He, Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, Raimondo Montecuccoli, and François Christophe de Kellermann. After him are Gnaeus Julius Agricola, Xu Huang, Toyotomi Hideyori, Yermak Timofeyevich, Ishida Mitsunari, and Tomoyuki Yamashita.

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Among people born in 1755, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski ranks 11Before him are James Parkinson, Axel von Fersen the Younger, Paul Barras, Alexander Hamilton, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, and Georges Couthon. After him are François Joseph Lefebvre, Gerhard von Scharnhorst, Anthony of Saxony, Giovanni Battista Viotti, Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden, and Natalia Alexeievna. Among people deceased in 1818, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski ranks 4Before him are Charles XIII of Sweden, Gaspard Monge, and Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly. After him are Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Maria Isabel of Braganza, Alexandre Pétion, Charles, Grand Duke of Baden, Matthew Lewis, Johan Gottlieb Gahn, Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, and Catherine-Dominique de Pérignon.

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Among people born in Poland, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski ranks 156 out of 930Before him are Johann Gustav Droysen (1808), Witold Lutosławski (1913), Henry II the Pious (1196), Reinhard Selten (1930), Władysław Gomułka (1905), and Günter Blobel (1936). After him are Władysław I the Elbow-high (1260), Georg Michaelis (1857), Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner (1780), Clara Immerwahr (1870), Hans-Jürgen von Arnim (1889), and Albrecht von Roon (1803).


Among military personnels born in Poland, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski ranks 20Before him are Otto Liman von Sanders (1855), Alfred von Tirpitz (1849), Kurt Knispel (1921), Władysław Sikorski (1881), Otto Kretschmer (1912), and Rochus Misch (1917). After him are Hans-Jürgen von Arnim (1889), Nikolaus von Falkenhorst (1885), Alexander von Falkenhausen (1878), Hermann Balck (1893), Casimir Pulaski (1745), and Hans-Jürgen Stumpff (1889).

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