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Alexander Przezdziecki (1814–1871)

Przezdziecki, Alexander (pzhes-jēts’kē). A Polish miscellaneous writer and historian; born in Podolia, 1814; died in Kraków, 1871. He studied in Berlin, and possessing a large fortune, traveled in all parts of Europe for material relating to the history of his country. He wrote French as easily as his mother tongue. Among his works are: ‘Halzka d’Ostrog,’ a historical drama (1841); ‘The Capitalist,’ a comedy (1841); ‘Hedwig,’ a historical drama (1844); ‘Sources for the History of Poland’ (1843–44); ‘Monuments of the Art of the Middle Ages at the Time of the Renaissance of Poland’ (1853–62); ‘Dom Sebastian of Portugal,’ a comedy.