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'''Krzysztof Arciszewski''' (December 9, 1592 in [[Rogalin]] – April 7, 1656 near Gdańsk (Danzig), Poland, was a Polish-Lithuanian nobleman ([[szlachcic]]), [[military officer]], engineer, and [[ethnographer]]. [[General]] of [[artillery]] of Holland, and Poland .
 
'''Krzysztof Arciszewski''' (December 9, 1592 in [[Rogalin]] – April 7, 1656 near Gdańsk (Danzig), Poland, was a Polish-Lithuanian nobleman ([[szlachcic]]), [[military officer]], engineer, and [[ethnographer]]. [[General]] of [[artillery]] of Holland, and Poland .
   
As a young man he served under [[Krzysztof Radziwiłł]]. After murdering Kacper Jaruzel Brzeźnicki, was condemned to [[infamy]] and exile, and left Poland in 1623. He went to Holland where he settled in the Hague. Thanks to support of Krzysztof Radziwiłł he was able to study artillery, military engineering and navigation at [[Leiden University]]. In 1637 he became a vice-governor of [[Dutch Brazil]] and head chief of Dutch military forces in that country.
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As a young man he served under [[Krzysztof Radziwiłł]]. After murdering Kacper Jaruzel Brzeźnicki, was condemned to [[infamy]] and exile, and left Poland in 1623. He went to Holland where he settled in the Hague. Thanks to support of Krzysztof Radziwiłł he was able to study artillery, military engineering and navigation at Leiden University. In 1637 he became a vice-governor of [[Dutch Brazil]] and head chief of Dutch military forces in that country.
   
 
In 1646 he returned to Poland, where he became General of the Artillery.
 
In 1646 he returned to Poland, where he became General of the Artillery.
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*{{pl icon}} '''''Krzysztof Arciszewski''''' in [[:pl:Tygodnik Ilustrowany]] 1859-10-03, pp. 17–18 [http://www.bilp.uw.edu.pl/ti/1859/foto/n17.htm p. 17] & [http://www.bilp.uw.edu.pl/ti/1859/foto/n18.htm p. 18]
 
*{{pl icon}} '''''Krzysztof Arciszewski''''' in [[:pl:Tygodnik Ilustrowany]] 1859-10-03, pp. 17–18 [http://www.bilp.uw.edu.pl/ti/1859/foto/n17.htm p. 17] & [http://www.bilp.uw.edu.pl/ti/1859/foto/n18.htm p. 18]
 
*{{pl icon}} '''''Arciszewski, Krzysztof''''' in [[:pl:S. Orgelbranda Encyklopedia Powszechna (1898)]] [http://ebipol.p.lodz.pl/dlibra/doccontent?id=1188 v. 1, pp. 415-416]
 
*{{pl icon}} '''''Arciszewski, Krzysztof''''' in [[:pl:S. Orgelbranda Encyklopedia Powszechna (1898)]] [http://ebipol.p.lodz.pl/dlibra/doccontent?id=1188 v. 1, pp. 415-416]
 
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Krzysztof Arciszewski (December 9, 1592 in Rogalin – April 7, 1656 near Gdańsk (Danzig), Poland, was a Polish-Lithuanian nobleman (szlachcic), military officer, engineer, and ethnographer. General of artillery of Holland, and Poland .

As a young man he served under Krzysztof Radziwiłł. After murdering Kacper Jaruzel Brzeźnicki, was condemned to infamy and exile, and left Poland in 1623. He went to Holland where he settled in the Hague. Thanks to support of Krzysztof Radziwiłł he was able to study artillery, military engineering and navigation at Leiden University. In 1637 he became a vice-governor of Dutch Brazil and head chief of Dutch military forces in that country.

In 1646 he returned to Poland, where he became General of the Artillery.

See also[]

Sources[]

  • (Polish) Krzysztof Arciszewski in pl:Tygodnik Ilustrowany 1859-10-03, pp. 17–18 p. 17 & p. 18
  • (Polish) Arciszewski, Krzysztof in pl:S. Orgelbranda Encyklopedia Powszechna (1898) v. 1, pp. 415-416

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