Jan Potocki

Polish nobleman, writer (creating in French), traveler, politician and historian

1761   -   1815

country of citizenship: Poland, Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, Russian Empire
occupation: anthropologist, historian, writer
award received: Order of the White Eagle, Order of St. Vladimir, 1st class, Order of Saint Stanislaus

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Count Jan Potocki (Polish pronunciation: [ˈjan pɔˈtɔt͡skʲi]; 8 March 1761 – 23 December 1815) was a Polish nobleman, Polish Army Captain of Engineers, ethnologist, Egyptologist, linguist, traveler, adventurer, and popular author of the Enlightenment period, whose life and exploits made him a legendary figure in his homeland. Outside Poland he is known chiefly for his novel, The Manuscript Found in Saragossa.
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