Józef Klemens Piłsudski

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Józef Klemens Piłsudski

Birthplace: Zalavas, Švenčionys, Lithuania
Death: Died in Warszawa, Mazowsze, Polska
Immediate Family:

Son of Juozas Vincas Petras Pilsudskis and Marija Pilsudskienė
Husband of Maria Kazimiera Piłsudska and Aleksandra Piłsudska
Father of Wanda Piłsudska and Jadwiga Jaraczewska
Brother of Władysław Piłsudski; Helena Piłsudska h. wł.; Zofia Felicja Kadenacy, <<Zula>>; Bronisław Piotr Piłsudski h. wł.; Adam Antoni Piłsudski h. wł. and 8 others

Occupation: Polish Chief of State
Managed by: Andrzej Hennel
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About Józef Klemens Piłsudski

Marszałek Polski (Marshal od Poland)

Józef Klemens Piłsudski (5 December 1867 – 12 May 1935) was Chief of State (1918–22), "First Marshal" (from 1920) and (1926–35) the authoritarian leader of the Second Polish Republic. From mid-World War I he had a major influence in Poland's politics, and was an important figure on the European political scene. He is considered largely responsible for Poland's regaining its independence in 1918, after 123 years of partitions. In 1919–21 he commanded Poland's forces in the successful Polish-Soviet War.

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Józef Klemens Piłsudski's Timeline

December 5, 1867
Zalavas, Švenčionys, Lithuania
February 7, 1918
Age 50
Warszawa, Mazowieckie, Poland
February 28, 1920
Age 52
Warszawa, Mazowieckie, Poland
May 12, 1935
Age 67
Warszawa, Mazowsze, Polska