Józef Piłsudski

Fischer 226 | Michel 245 | Scott 242 | Year of issue 1927 | Pre-war Poland


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Józef Piłsudski
(see also Fischer 234)

Glossary

Józef Piłsudski (1867-1935) was the military-political president of Poland. He was marshal of Poland and a key architect of the regaining of independence after World War One. He was the national leader in the late 1920s and 1930s.
The eagles on both sides of the portrait show the national emblem of Poland.

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Resources

Józef Piłsudski (Wikipedia)
Józef Piłsudski (members.lycos.co.uk)
Coat of arms of Poland