Hutten-Czapski Emeryk jr

Emeryk Jr. Hutten-Czapski was a politician and social activist. He was born in 1897 in Stańków, died in 1979 in Rome. He studied in St. Petersburg, and in 1918 he became secretary of the Union of Poles from the Belarusian Borderlands. Later, he was a starost in Stołpce, honorary of the District Court in Grodno and a member of parliament. During the war, he took care of the Polish soldiers. After World War II, Czapski Jr established the Hospice of the Polish Knights of Malta Association in Rome, taking care of the representatives of science and culture coming from the country.

For many years he continued the collecting passions of his grandfather Emeryk. He has amassed a valuable collection of about 700 maps of the former territories of the Commonwealth, as well as many engravings and old prints. He donated these collections to the National Museum in Krakow.

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The Hutten-Czapski family is a magnate family of merit for Kraków and the National Museum. They came from Pomerania, and later from the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. In 1903, the Hutten-Czapski family donated a beautiful palace at Józefa Piłsudskiego Street to the National Museum. On the façade of the building
Emeryk Hutten-Czapski was a numismatist count and collector. He was born in 1828 in Stańków, Belarus, and died in 1896 in Kraków. He studied in St. Petersburg. In 1863 he became the governor of Veliky Novgorod, and later the deputy governor of St. In 1879 he settled in his hometown
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