Charles-François du Périer Dumouriez (25 January 1739 – 14 March 1823) was a French general during the French Revolutionary Wars. He shared the victory at Valmy with General François Christophe Kellermann, but later deserted the Revolutionary Army and became a royalist intriguer during the reign of Napoleon.
Maurice Benyovszky, (born as Benyovszky Móric Ágost on September 20, 1746 in Vrbau, Kingdom of Hungary, Habsburg Monarchy - died May 23, 1786 in Madagascar) was a Hungarian count with Hungarian and Polish ancestry. He was a globetrotter, explorer, colonizer, writer, chess player, a King of Madagascar, a French colonel, Polish military commander, and Austrian soldier. Benyovszky could speak more than five languages.
Tadeusz Rejtan (or Tadeusz Reytan in Old Polish spelling) (1742 - 1780) was a Polish nobleman. He was a member of the confederation of Bar and a member of the Polish Sejm from the constituency of Nowogródek. In September 1773, as member of the Partition Sejm, Rejtan famously tried to prevent the legalization of the first partition of Poland.
This article is about the 18th century Hetman. See also Jan Klemens Branicki, starosta chęciński, who died in 1657 and Jan Klemens Branicki, marszałek trybunału koronnego, who died in 1673 Count Jan Klemens (Jan Kazimierz) Branicki (September 21, 1689 – October 9, 1771) was a Polish nobleman, magnate and Hetman, Field Crown Hetman of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth between 1735 and 1752, and Great Crown Hetman between 1752 and 1771.
Prince Karol Stanisław Radziwiłł was a Polish-Lithuanian szlachcic, voivod of Vilnius and starosta of Lwów. He is frequently referred to by his idiolect "Panie Kochanku" ("My Dear Sir") to distinguish him from his earlier namesake (1669–1719).
Szymon Marcin Kossakowski (1741–1794) was a Polish-Lithuanian nobleman, and one of the leaders of the Targowica Confederation. In 1793, he became the last Great Hetman of Lithuania. He participated in the Radom Confederation and the Bar Confederation. A supporter of the Russian Empire during the Kościuszko Uprising and earlier, he was deemed a traitor.
Józef Sawa-Caliński was a Polish noble and a prominent leader of the Confederation of Bar, a movement aimed against the Polish king and his close relations with Russia. Born in Stepashky on Southern Bug to colonel Sawa a Cossack and a Polish noble, little is known of his early life. After the outbreak of hostilities following the proclamation of the Confederation of Bar in 1768, Sawa-Caliński organized a partisan unit of roughly 2000 armed men.
Prince Józef Zajączek, (1 November 1752, Kamieniec Podolski — 28 August 1826, Warsaw) was a controversial Polish general and politician. His first important military post was that of an aide-de-champ to hetman Franciszek Ksawery Branicki.
Jędrzej Kitowicz (born in autumn of 1727 or 1728, likely in Wielkopolska, died 3 April 1804 in Rzeczyca) was a Polish historian and diarist. According to Roman Pollak, a historian of Polish literature, Kitowicz was born into a bourgeois family, and was later employed in the service of wealthy priests. He was a rotmistrz of the Confederation of Bar in Wielkopolska.
Michał Kazimierz Ogiński (1730-1800) of Oginiec was a political office holder and a military commander in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, part of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, as well as a noted musician and composer. He began his political career at the age of 18, when he became the Field Writer of Lithuania, a mid-level position in the administration of the State. In 1764 he became one of Russia's candidates for the Polish-Lithuanian throne.
Adam Stanisław Krasiński (1714-1800) was a Polish noble of Ślepowron coat of arms, bishop of Kamieniec (1757-1798), Great Crown Secretary (from 1752), president of the Crown Tribunal in 1759 and one of the leaders of Bar Confederation (1768-1772).
Michał Hieronim Krasiński (1712–1784) was a Polish noble, cześnik of Stężyca, podkomorzy of Różan, starost of Opiniogóra, deputy to many Sejms, one of the leaders of Bar Confederation (1768–1772). Brother of Adam Stanisław Krasiński. Father of Jan Krasiński and Adam Krasiński, grandfather of Wincenty Krasiński.
Ignacy Bohusz (1720–1778) was a noble in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Member of Bar Confederation; Deputy Voivode of Vilnius, starost dorsuński, member of the Lithuanian Tribunal, writer, publicist. Ally of Karol Stanisław "Panie Kochanku" Radziwiłł, opponent of Familia of Czartoryscy. One of the leaders of the Bar Confederation, supporter of reforming the Commonwealth. In 1778 he returned to the Commonwealth, reached an agreement with the king and was elected deputy to the Sejm.
Józef Pułaski of the house of Ślepowron (February 17, 1704 – February 1769) was a Polish noble, starost of Warka, deputy to Sejm, one of the creators and members of the Bar Confederation. Father of Kazimierz Pułaski.
Marek Jandołowicz (1713–1799) was a Polish priest and patriot. One of the founders of the Bar Confederation, he became its spiritual and religious leader. Taken prisoner by the Russians, imprisoned for six years, took part in the Kościuszko Uprising. His person has become an inspiration to poets and writers of the romanticism period, appearing for example in works of Seweryn Goszczyński and Juliusz Słowacki.
Antoni Madaliński (1739-1805) – Polish Lieutenant General, commander of 1st Greater Polish National Cavalry Brigade during Kościuszko Uprising. He was Bar Confederation participant. In 1786 was elected deputy and soon after deputy on Great Sejm. He participated in Polish-Russian War of 1792. On March 12, 1794, he decided to disobey the order to demobilise his unit, advancing his troops from Ostrołęka to Kraków, even attacking Prussian army posts along a Polish border.
Franciszek Antoni Kwilecki (1725–1794) was a Polish nobleman, castelan of Kalisz, marshal of the Crown Tribunal (1766), member of the Bar Confederation (1768–1771), Polish envoy to Berlin (1771–1776), deputy to the Sejms of 1761, 1764 and the Great Sejm (1788–1792). Supporter of the Constitution of the 3rd May. Starost of Wschowa. Receipient of the Order of the White Eagle and the Order of Saint Stanislaus.