Stanisław Tarnowski

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Stanisław Tarnowski
Stanislaw Tarnowski.jpg
Stanisław Tarnowski as Rector of Jagiellonian University
Coat of arms Leliwa
Spouse(s) Róża Maria Branicka
Noble family Tarnowski
Father Jan Bohdan Tarnowski
Mother Gabriela Małachowska
Born (1837-11-07)7 November 1837
Dzików, Poland
Died 31 December 1917(1917-12-31) (aged 80)
Kraków, Poland

Count Stanisław Tarnowski (7 November 1837 – 31 December 1917) was a Polish nobleman (szlachcic), historian, literary critic, publicist.


During the January Uprising, Tarnowski was connected with the "Biali" ("White") liberal-conservative political faction. He was imprisoned from 1863 to 1865 by the Austrian authorities.

He co-authored Teka Stańczyka (1868).

From 1867 Tarnowski served as member of the Sejm in Galicia. In 1885 he became a member of the Herrenhaus in Vienna.

Between 1871 and 1909, he was a professor and twice Rector of Jagiellonian University. From 1873 he was a member, and from 1890 to 1917 chairman, of the Akademia Umiejetnosci (Polish Academy of Learning).