Michał Jerzy Poniatowski

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His Excellency
Michał Jerzy Poniatowski
Archbishop of Gniezno
Primate of Poland
Michał Jerzy Poniatowski 111.PNG
Spouse(s) none
Noble family Poniatowski
Father Stanisław Poniatowski
Mother Konstancja Czartoryska
Born (1736-10-10)October 10, 1736
Gdańsk, Poland
Died August 12, 1794(1794-08-12) (aged 57)
Warsaw, Poland

Prince Michał Jerzy Poniatowski, born Michał Jerzy Poniatowski (October 12, 1736 – August 12, 1794) was a Polish nobleman, abbot of Tyniec and Czerwińsk, Bishop of Płock and Coadjutor Bishop of Kraków from 1773, and Archbishop of Gniezno and Primate of Poland from 1784. He was made a knight of the Order of the White Eagle on November 25, 1764. Nine days later, he was made a prince by his brother, the last king of Poland, Stanisław August Poniatowski.

Michał Jerzy Poniatowski

He was made a Royal Member of the Royal Society in 1791.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Library and Archive". Royal Society. Retrieved 2012-08-04. 
  • Angela Sołtys, Opat z San Michele. Grand Tour prymasa Poniatowskiego i jego kolekcje, Warszawa 2008
  • Zofia Zielińska, Poniatowski Michał Jerzy, "Polski Słownik Biograficzny", XXVII, Wrocław 1983.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Hieronim Antoni Szeptycki
Bishop of Płock
1773–1784
Succeeded by
Krzysztof Hilary Szembek
Preceded by
Antoni Kazimierz Ostrowski
Archbishop of Gniezno
Primate of Poland

1785–1794
Succeeded by
Ignacy Krasicki