Stefan Potocki (1624–1648)

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Stefan Potocki
Coat of arms Clan Piława
Noble family Potocki
Father Mikołaj Potocki
Mother Zofia Firlej
Born ca. 1624
Died May 19, 1648 (aged 23–24)
near Tawań

Stefan Potocki (ca. 1624 – 19 May 1648 near Tawań) was a Polish nobleman, starosta (tenant of the Crown lands) of Niżyn.

Family[edit]

Stefan Potocki was member of the Potocki family. He was a son of Mikołaj Potocki and his first wife Zofia Firlej.

He was single.

Life[edit]

In the Battle of Zhovti Vody Stefan Potocki was wounded, taken prisoner of war and died from gangrene on May 19, 1648.[1]

Legacy[edit]

Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz wrote Duma o Stefanie Potockim. Stefan Potocki was portrayed by Henryk Sienkiewicz in With Fire and Sword (1884).

Juliusz Kossak: Death of Stefan Potocki at the Battle of Zhovti Vody 1648

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