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Jan Potocki
b.8 Mar 1761
d.Dec 1815
  1. Jan Potocki1761 - 1815
  1. Alfred Wojciech Potocki1786 - 1862
  2. Artur Potocki1787 - 1832
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Name Jan Potocki
Gender Male
Birth[1] 8 Mar 1761
Death[1] Dec 1815
Reference Number? Q367109?


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Count Jan Potocki (; 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.[1] Outside Poland he is known chiefly for his novel, The Manuscript Found in Saragossa.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Jan Potocki, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.