Łucja Rautenstrauchowa (2724 words)

Magdalena Ożarska (Jan Kochanowski University, Kielce)
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Łucja Rautenstrauchowa (b. 1798, d. 1886), the Polish author of sentimental romances and travelogues, was born Barbara Joanna Paulina Łucja Giedroyć. Her mother was Karolina née Borzymowska (1766-1858). Interestingly, Barbara only became known as Łucja after 1812, a year after Łucja Franciszka Tyszkiewicz, her mother’s close friend, was murdered. Her father was General Romuald Tadeusz Giedroyć (1750-1824), a friend of Empress Josephine. Łucja had two brothers: Józef Stefan Franciszek Ksawery (1787-1855), who fought at Waterloo, had his land confiscated after the 1830 November Uprising, and was forced to emigrate; and Aleksander Konstanty Julian (1805-1844), Secretary of State to the Commonwealth of Poland and C…

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Ożarska, Magdalena. "Łucja Rautenstrauchowa". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 08 February 2017
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=13860, accessed 15 October 2018.]

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