Sunday, October 17, 2004

Czetwertynski Family, Vaishnava Samhitas

also called ´┐ŻSwietopelk-Czetwertynski´┐Ż Polish princely family descended from the Kievan grand prince Svyatopolk II Izyaslavich (d. 1113) of the house of Rurik. Among its prominent members was Antoni Czetwertynski (1748 - 94), the castellan of Przemysl and last leader of the pro-Russian Confederation of Targowica that opposed the Polish constitution of 1791; he was finally hanged as a traitor to Poland during Tadeusz Kosciuszko's

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