Teofila Chmielecka

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Teofila Chmielecka (1590–1650) was a Polish military spouse, married to Stefan Chmielecki. She was known for her dedication to the military ideals and of maintaining the military Spartan life style necessary in the army, and came to be known as the ideal role model of a military wife. She displayed her personal courage on several occasions, and became known as "The Wolf of the Frontier".[1]


  1. ^ Zbigniew Kuchowicz: Żywoty niepospolitych kobiet polskiego baroku. Łódź: Wydawnictwo Towarzystwa Krzewienia Kultury Świeckiej, 1989. ISBN 8385030131