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    General Tadeusz Kościuszko was born 277 years ago

    February 4 marks the anniversary of the birth of the Polish liberty hero – Tadeusz Kościuszko.

    Kościuszko was a Polish military engineer, statesman, and military leader who became a national hero in Belarus, France, Lithuania, Poland and the United States. He fought in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth’s struggles against Russia and Prussia, and on the US side in the American Revolutionary War. As Supreme Commander of the Polish National Armed Forces, he led the 1794 Kościuszko Uprising.

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