Konstancja Potocka

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Konstancja Potocka
Countess
Konstancia Potocka 1807.jpg
Coat of armsPiława
Born1781
Tulchyn, now Ukraine
Died(1852-12-25)December 25, 1852
Solone near Marseille, France
FamilyPotocki
ConsortJan Potocki
Edward Raczyński
Issue
FatherStanisław Szczęsny Potocki
MotherJózefina Amalia Mniszech

Countess Konstancja Potocka (1781 – December 25, 1852) was a Polish noblewoman, translator and illustrator.

She was the daughter of Stanisław Szczęsny Potocki. She married Jan Potocki in 1798, and Edward Raczyński in 1817. During her second marriage, she was a known figure in Polish literary life. She co- founded the Raczyński library in Poznań (1829), and translated, illustrated and published German works.

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  • Jerzy Łojek: Potomkowie Szczęsnego: Dzieje fortuny Potockich z Tulczyna 1799-1921. Lublin: Wydawnictwo Lubelskie, 1983. ISBN 83-222-0119-2.

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