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Sign: Paris - the house where the Polish historian Joachim Lelewel lived


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153 Bd Saint-Germain, 75006 Paris, France
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On the sign:
1786 - 1861
[Portrait of Joachim Lelewel]

JOACHIM LELEWELL

Historien Patriote polonais
Ministre de l’Instruction publique 1831
Emigré en France
Habita cette maison 1832
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Joachim Lelewel who was born in Warsaw, Poland, a historian who was also a politician who was in the Polish Senate. Was one of the activists in the November Uprising of Poland against the Russian Empire (1930). After the failure of the uprising, he fled to Paris (1931), where he stayed until 1933. Later he joined the Polish Democratic Association, an association in which Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels were also members. He was involved in other struggles for freedom and liberty.
Died during a trip to Paris in 1861.

The house next to the famous Brasserie Lipp, was photographed on the same day Click for a larger image Click for a larger image

Translation of the text on the sign:
1786 - 1861
[Portrait of Joachim Lelewel]

JOACHIM LELEWELL

Polish Patriot Historian
Minister of Public Education 1831
Emigrated to France
Lived in this house 1832



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