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  1. Stanisław II August (born Stanisław Antoni Poniatowski; 17 January 1732 – 12 February 1798), known also by his regnal Latin name Stanislaus II Augustus, and as Stanisław August Poniatowski, was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1764 to 1795, and the last monarch of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.

  2. Stanisław II August, urodzony jako Stanisław Antoni Poniatowski herbu Ciołek (ur. 17 stycznia 1732 w Wołczynie, zm. 1 lutego? / 12 lutego 1798 w Petersburgu) – król Polski w latach 1764–1795, ostatni władca Rzeczypospolitej Obojga Narodów . Ocena jego panowania pozostaje przedmiotem sporów.

  3. 4 days ago · Stanisław II August Poniatowski (born Jan. 17, 1732, Wołczyn, Pol.—died Feb. 12, 1798, St. Petersburg, Russia) was the last king of an independent Poland (1764–95). He was unable to act effectively while Russia , Austria, and Prussia dismembered his nation.

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  4. An interview with Professor Richard Butterwick-Pawlikowski about the 1764 election of Stanisław August Poniatowski as the new king of Poland, who faced a foreign intervention and a civil war. Learn how he rose to the challenge of reforming the country and his role in history from his letters to Catherine II.

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  6. Apr 2, 2024 · Stanisław Poniatowski (born Sept. 15, 1676—died Aug. 3, 1762, Ryki, Pol.) was a Polish soldier, state official, and nobleman who supported the Swedes against the Poles in the Great Northern War (1700–21) and was later a reconciled leader in Polish military and political affairs.

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  7. As early as 1763 Catherine had recommended the election of Stanisław II August Poniatowski to Frederick as “the individual most convenient for our common interests.” Shortly afterward Poniatowski was elected king, with the help of Russian troops, and crowned.

  8. Stanisław II August (born Stanisław Antoni Poniatowski; 17 January 1732 – 12 February 1798), known also by his regnal Latin name Stanislaus II Augustus, and as Stanisław August Poniatowski, was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1764 to 1795, and the last monarch of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.

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