Alfred Wojciech Potocki
|Alfred Wojciech Potocki|
|Coat of arms||Pilawa|
|Born||3 March 1786|
|Died||23 December 1862|
|Wife||Princess Józefina Maria Czartoryska|
|Father||Count Jan Potocki|
|Mother||Princess Julia Lubomirska|
Alfred was the 1st Ordynat of Łańcut estates. From 1809 until 1815 he served in the Polish Army. In 1812 he became aide-de-camp of Prince Józef Antoni Poniatowski and participated in Napoleon's campaign against Russia.
Alfred helped to modernize the agriculture in Galicia. He founded textile (1839–1844) and sugar (1836 industries and 1841) factories. He was co-founder of the "Estate Credit Society" in Lwów. Since 1823 he ran the Lubomirski family distillery in Łańcut, which exists today under the name Polmos Łańcut.
Marriage and issueEdit
Alfred Wojciech married Princess Józefina Maria Czartoryska on 21 June 1814 and had four children:
- Polski Słownik Biograficzny t. 27 s. 760
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