Józef Kossakowski (colonel)

Józef Kossakowski
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Józef Kossakowski around 1794
Coat of arms Ślepowron
Full name
Józef Dominik Korwin-Kossakowski
Born 16 August 1771
Vaitkuškis near Ukmergė
Died 2 November 1840
Noble family Kossakowski
Spouse(s) Zofia Potocka
Father Michał Kossakowski
Ślepowron, the coat of arms of Korwin-Kossakowski

Józef Dominik Korwin-Kossakowski (16 August 1771 in Vaitkuškis near Ukmergė – 2 November 1840 in Warsaw), was a Polish–Lithuanian statesman and military commander, a participant of Targowica Confederation and a colonel of the Polish Army. He used the Ślepowron coat of arms.

Kossakowski had been a member of the Four-Year Sejm and was awarded the Order of the White Eagle by King Stanisław August Poniatowski in 1793. He fought in the Grande Armée during the Napoleon's invasion of Russia and was one of the commanders in the November Uprising.

He married Ludwika Zofia Potocka, daughter of Stanisław Szczęsny Potocki.

He was the owner of Vepriai manor from 1808 until his death in 1840, when it was inherited by his daughter Pelagia Kossakowska-Bower St. Clair.

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