Leon Barszczewski

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Leon Barszczewski (February 20, 1849 in Warsaw – March 19, 1910 in Częstochowa) was a Polish soldier, topographer, explorer of the Central Asia culture, naturalist, and glaciologer.

At the Paris exposition of 1895, he won a gold medal for his photographs of minerals.[1]


  1. ^ Perrie, Maureen; Lieven, D. C. B.; and Suny, Ronald Grigor (2006). The Cambridge History of Russia: Imperial Russia, 1689–1917. Cambridge University Press. p.180. ISBN 0-521-81529-0.