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Witold Leon Czartoryski

| 10 lutego 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

Czartoryski Witoldyears ago , on February 10th 1864 , prince Witold Leon Czartoryski was born in Weinhaus (Vienna ),a conservative politician ( associated with the " Podolaks’ " ) , a social and an economic activist, a dendrologist, a founder (1906 ) of the Landed Gentry Society (Towarzystwa Kółek Ziemian), a member of the Galician Sejm (lower house of Parliament) ( 1908-1914 ) , since 1913 a hereditary member of the Austrian House of Lords , in 1918, appointed a Commissioner for Galicia by the Regency Council of the Kingdom of Poland, became closely associated with the National Democratic Party ( especially on the Ukrainian issue ) before World War I, in the years 1922 – 30 was a senator during the first and second term on behalf of the Popular National Union , very religious , he was a member of the Society of Mary and the Catholic Action activist . He died in 1945. One of his twelve children was a blessed martyr of the Church, Father Michael Czartoryski OP (from birth John Francis Czartoryski, 1897-1944), chaplain of the Army, executed by the Germans in the hospital with the wounded and sick, whom he did not want to leave behind. 

 

prof. Jacek Bartyzel

translated by Arek Jakubczyk

 

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