Jan Kanty Moszyński

Jan Kanty Moszyński

Jan Kanty Moszyński (c. 1690 – September 14, 1737) was a Polish-Lithuanian nobleman and politician, Treasurer of the Crown Court from 1729. He came from a poor noble family but married the daughter of Augustus II the Strong. His grandfather was Andrzej Ludwik Moszyński (died 1683). His father, Aleksander Michał, lived in a small village in Podlasie and served as its treasurer. He was awarded the Order of White Eagle on February 18, 1730. Moszyński and more so his son Frederyk August Moszyński (1739–1786) built a notable museum collection.[1][2]


  1. Lorentz, Stanisław (1974). Guide to museums and collections in Poland. Interpress Publishers. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
  2. Wyka, Ewa; Kluza, Maciej; Zawada, Anna Karolina (2006). East and West, the common European heritage. Jagiellonian University Museum. ISBN 978-83-88659-51-5. Retrieved 4 November 2011.


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