Maurycy Klemens Zamoyski

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Maurycy Klemens Zamoyski
Count
Maurycy Zamoyski.jpg
Coat of arms Jelita
Consort Maria Róża Sapieha

Issue

Maria Zamoyska
Zofia Zamoyska
Róża Zamoyska
Jan Zamoyski
Andrzej Zamoyski
Władysław Marek Zamoyski
Anna Zamoyska
Paweł Zamoyski
Teresa Zamoyska
Krystyna Zamoyska
Noble family Zamoyski
Father Tomasz Franciszek Zamoyski
Mother Maria Potocka
Born (1871-07-30)July 30, 1871
Warsaw
Died May 5, 1939(1939-05-05)
Klemensów (now part of Szczebrzeszyn)

Count Maurycy Klemens Zamoyski (1871–1939) was a Polish nobleman (szlachcic), politician, social activist, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland.

Maurycy was the 15th Ordynat of Zamość estate and the biggest land owner in pre-World War II Poland. He co-founded and became chairman of the Agricultural Society in 1903. In the Russian occupied part of Poland member of the Duma. During the First World War vice-chairman of the National Committee in Warsaw later vice-chairman of the National Committee in Paris.

He ran in the 1922 presidential elections, as a candidate of the right-wing camp, supported by various political parties, most notably the National Democracy political camp. He won four rounds of the election, losing however the fifth one to Gabriel Narutowicz, who was hence elected the President of Poland. From 1919–1924 ambassador in Paris. From 19 January 1924 until 27 July 1924 he served as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland.

He married Princess Maria Róża Sapieha on 18 July 1906 in Białka Szlachecka.