Józef Bem

Fischer 237 | Michel 256 | Scott 256 | Year of issue 1928 | Pre-war Poland

The transportation of the mortal remains of general Józef Bem to his birthplace Tarnów.

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Józef Bem

Glossary

General Józef Bem (1794-1850) was a Polish-Hungarian freedom fighter. He was born in Tarnów in 1794, took part in the November uprising in 1830/1831 and in the Springtime of Nations in Austria and Hungary in 1848. He died of malaria in Aleppo (Syria) in 1850.

Resources

Józef Bem
Biography of Józef Bem
Tarnów
November Uprising
Spring of Nations
Aleppo