Ignacy Jan Paderewski

Polish pianist, composer, supporter of Poland's independence movements, politician, Prime Minister of reborn Poland (1860–1941)

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.

Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Paderewski circa 1935
3rd Prime Minister of Poland
2nd Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland
In office
18 January 1919 – 27 November 1919
Preceded byJędrzej Moraczewski
Succeeded byLeopold Skulski
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
16 January 1919 – 9 December 1919
Preceded byLeon Wasilewski
Succeeded byWładysław 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, Podolia
Died29 June 1941(1941-06-29) (aged 80)
New York City, U.S.
Professionpianist, composer, politician

References change

  1. Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember, Ian Skoggard (2005). Encyclopedia of Diasporas: Immigrant and Refugee Cultures Around the World. Springer. p. 260. ISBN 0306483211.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)