Kossak, Tadeusz

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Kossak, Tadeusz Gender: M
born on 1 January 1857 at 00:15 (= 12:15 AM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: PTA
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 10°36' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 08°15 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 10°26'


Polish activist, freedom fighter, and a plenipotent of a country estate in Górki Wielkie from 1922. In 1907 Kossak was arrested by the Imperial Russian authorities for protesting against the foreign occupation of Poland. During World War I, in 1917, he joined the Polish Corps of Józef Dowbor-Muśnicki fighting for Polish independence.

Kossak was the author of a book of memoirs called "Jak to było w armii austriackiej" (How it was in the Austrian Army) published in 1927. He was a father of a novelist Zofia Kossak-Szczucka (1889–1968), and a twin brother of a renowned Polish historical painter Wojciech Kossak. During the interwar period, his estate in Górki was a magnet for Polish intellectuals, among them, Jan Parandowski, Maria Dąbrowska, Jan Sztaudynger and Melchior Wańkowic.

He died in 1935.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

PTA quotes Kazimierz Olshansky, Wojciech Kossak , Department of National them. Ossolińskich, 1982

He was born on New Year's Eve 1856 to 1857 just before midnight (his twin brother Tadeusz Kossak has already issued a birth certificate as of January 1, 1857) in Paris, where he left his parents soon after the wedding. . Adopted a 30 minutes interval between the birth of the first twin, Wojciech and the birth of a second.


  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social