Kościuszko Uprising

Fischer 740-742 | Michel 882-884 | Scott 657-659 | Year of issue 1954 | People's Republic of Poland

The Kościuszko Uprising in 1794 was a failed attempt to free Poland from Russian dominance after the Second Partition.


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Battle of Racławice
(detail from the "Panorama Racławice" painting by Wojciech Kossak)


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Tadeusz Kościuszko after the battle of Racławice
(painting by Jan Matejko)


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Fighting scene with Jan Kiliński in Warsaw Old Town
(painting by Jan Matejko)

Glossary

The Kościuszko Uprising took place in 1794.

Translations

160 Rocznica Powstania Kościuszkowskiego = 160th anniversary of the Kościuszko Uprising.

Relevant pages

Find other Polish stamps commemorating the Kościuszko Uprising.
Find other Polish stamps depicting Tadeusz Kościuszko.

Resources

Racławice
Battle of Racławice
Kościuszko Uprising
Tadeusz Kościuszko
Wojciech Kossak
Jan Matejko

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