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6.9.1817

Tsar Alexander 1., who is also King of Congress Poland, approves the placement of a planned equestrian statue of the Polish General Józef Poniatowski in the Saxon Garden (Ogród Saski), which still exists behind the Saxon Castle (Pałac Saski) in central Warsaw.

Primary sources

Newspaper cutting from Leipziger Zeitung 21.10.1817.

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