Marshal PONIATOWSKI Joseph Antoine
Born in Warsaw on 7 May 1763 – Died in Leipzig on 19 October 1813
“The Polish Bayard”
Serious, tenacious, courageous, his charisma made him a popular leader and a great coach of men. He also possessed excellent administrative skills.
He distinguished himself during the Russian campaign. Napoleon said of him: “He was the true king of Poland, he had all the talents.”