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Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Prime Minister of Poland
In office
18 January 1919 – 27 November 1919
Preceded by Jędrzej Moraczewski
Succeeded by Leopold Skulski
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
16 January 1919 – 9 December 1919
Preceded by Leon Wasilewski
Succeeded by Władysław Wróblewski
Chief of the National Council of Poland
In office
9 December 1939 – 29 June 1941
Personal details
Born (1860-11-06)6 November 1860
Kuryłówka, Russian Empire
Died 29 June 1941(1941-06-29) (aged 80)
New York City, USA
Profession pianist, composer

Ignacy Jan Paderewski, GBE (Polish: [iɡˈnat͡sɨ ˈjan padɛˈrɛfskʲi]; 18 November [O.S. 6 November] 1860 – 29 June 1941) was a Polish pianist and composer, politician, and spokesman for Polish independence. He was the prime minister and foreign minister of Poland in 1919. He represented Poland at the Paris Peace Conference in 1919.

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