|Spouse(s)||Maria Teresa Kinsky|
IssueMaria Teresa Poniatowska
Józef Antoni Poniatowski
July 16, 1735|
|Died||March 3, 1773
Andrzej was a son of Count Stanisław Poniatowski, Castellan of Kraków, and Princess Konstancja Czartoryska, the brother of King Stanisław August Poniatowski of Poland and the father of Józef Antoni Poniatowski.
He became Starost of Pieńsk (starost prenski), Lieutenant-General in 1760 and Field Marshal in 1771 both in Austrian service and disguised himself during the Seven Years' War. In 1764 he came back to Poland and supported his brother in the royal elections in Poland. The Coronation Sejm awarded him the Polish title of Prince on December 4, 1764, Empress Maria Theresa on December 10, 1765 the Bohemian title of Prince, and Emperor Joseph II the Austrian title of Prince.
He married May 3, 1761 Maria Theresia Gräfin Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau (14 February 1736/1740-September 25, 1806), daughter of Leopold-Ferdinand Graf Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau (Chlumec nad Cidlinou (Chlumetz), January 17, 1713-October 24, 1760) and wife (married in Vienna, September 6, 1734) Maria Teresa Capece dei Marchesi di Rofrano (June 3, 1715-November 12, 1778) by whom he had a daughter, Marija Teresa (baptized on November 28, 1760 – Tours, November 2, 1834), married in 1778 Wincenty Graf Tyszkiewicz (died 1816), referendarz wielki litewski, and a son, Józef Antoni Poniatowski.
He died in Vienna.
- Knight of the Order of the White Eagle, awarded in 1766.
- Emanuel Rostworowski, „Poniatowski Andrzej”, w: Polski Słownik Biograficzny, XXVII, Wrocław 1983, s. 412-420.
- Henryk P. Kosk, Polscy generałowie w służbie obcej, Polska Zbrojna.
- Historia Dyplomacji Polskiej – tom II 1572-1795, PWN Warszawa 1981, s. 548.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Andrzej Poniatowski.|
|This biography of a Polish noble is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This biographical article related to the military of Poland is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|