Jan Henryk Dąbrowski

1755 - 1818

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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 166,954 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Jan Henryk Dąbrowski is the 327th most popular military personnel (down from 305th in 2019), the 160th most popular biography from Poland (down from 156th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Polish Military Personnel.

Jan Henryk Dąbrowski was a Polish psychiatrist who developed a theory of personality development that he called the Theory of Positive Disintegration. The theory is based on the idea that it is necessary for a person to go through a process of disintegration in order to create a new, more mature personality.

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Among military personnels, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski ranks 327 out of 1,466Before him are Hugo Sperrle, Xiahou Yuan, Datis, Eduard Dietl, Fyodor Tolbukhin, and Iwane Matsui. After him are Jacques MacDonald, Walter Nowotny, Polyperchon, Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf, Roger de Flor, and Toyotomi Hideyori.

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Among people born in 1755, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski ranks 12Before him are Paul Barras, James Parkinson, Alexander Hamilton, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Georges Couthon, and François Joseph Lefebvre. After him are Gerhard von Scharnhorst, Giovanni Battista Viotti, Anthony of Saxony, Natalia Alexeievna, Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden, and Peter I, Grand Duke of Oldenburg. 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 Maria Isabel of Braganza, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Alexandre Pétion, Charles, Grand Duke of Baden, Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, Matthew Lewis, Louis Joseph, Prince of Condé, and Johan Gottlieb Gahn.

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Among people born in Poland, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski ranks 160 out of 1,231Before him are Otto Kretschmer (1912), Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (1915), Nikolaus von Falkenhorst (1885), Carl Friedrich Goerdeler (1884), Jarosław Kaczyński (1949), and Johann Wilhelm Ritter (1776). After him are Władysław Reymont (1867), Albrecht von Roon (1803), Siegbert Tarrasch (1862), Adam Jerzy Czartoryski (1770), Daniel Libeskind (1946), and Vasily Sokolovsky (1897).


Among military personnels born in Poland, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski ranks 21Before him are Alfred von Tirpitz (1849), Władysław Sikorski (1881), Rochus Misch (1917), Hans-Jürgen von Arnim (1889), Otto Kretschmer (1912), and Nikolaus von Falkenhorst (1885). After him are Vasily Sokolovsky (1897), Hermann Balck (1893), Alexander von Falkenhausen (1878), Hans-Jürgen Stumpff (1889), Otto von Below (1857), and Eberhard von Mackensen (1889).