Ignacy Jan Paderewski

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Ignacy Jan Paderewski
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Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Prime Minister of Poland
In office
18 January 1919 – 27 November 1919
Preceded by Jędrzej Moraczewski
Succeeded by Leopold Skulski
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
16 January 1919 – 9 December 1919
Preceded by Leon Wasilewski
Succeeded by Władysław Wróblewski
Chief of the National Council of Poland
In office
9 December 1939 – 29 June 1941
Personal details
Born (1860-11-06)6 November 1860
Kuryłówka, Russian Empire
Died 29 June 1941(1941-06-29) (aged 80)
New York City, USA
Profession pianist, composer

Ignacy Jan Paderewski, GBE (Polish: [iɡˈnat͡sɨ ˈjan padɛˈrɛfskʲi]; 18 November [O.S. 6 November] 1860 – 29 June 1941) was a Polish pianist and composer, politician, and spokesman for Polish independence.[1] He was the prime minister and foreign minister of Poland in 1919. He represented Poland at the Paris Peace Conference in 1919.

References[change | change source]

  1. Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember, Ian Skoggard (2005). Encyclopedia of Diasporas: Immigrant and Refugee Cultures Around the World. Springer. p. 260. ISBN 0306483211.