Edward Rydz Śmigły

Edward Rydz Śmigły

Birth
Ternopil', Ternopil's'ka, Ukraine
Death 2 Dec 1941 (aged 55)
Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Burial Warsaw, Miasto Warszawa, Mazowieckie, Poland
Memorial ID 31543086 · View Source
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He was a Marshal of Poland, Polish political figure, Commander-in-Chief of Poland's armed forces. After many earlier successes as an army commander during the Polish-Soviet War, Rydz succeeded Józef Piłsudski as General Inspector of the Armed Forces in 1935, following Piłsudski's death. He served in that capacity during the Invasion of Poland, which marked the beginning of World War II.


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  • Created by: Mademoiselle
  • Added: 19 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31543086
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Rydz Śmigły (11 Mar 1886–2 Dec 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31543086, citing Powazki Cemetery, Warsaw, Miasto Warszawa, Mazowieckie, Poland ; Maintained by Mademoiselle (contributor 46591139) .