Teodor Andrzej Potocki

His Excellency
Teodor Andrzej Potocki
Archbishop of Gniezno
Primate of Poland

Teodor Potocki
Coat of arms Piława
Noble family Potocki
Father Pawel Potocki
Mother Yelena Saltykova
Born (1664-02-13)February 13, 1664
Moscow, Russia
Died December 12, 1738(1738-12-12) (aged 74)
Gniezno, Poland

Teodor Andrzej Potocki (1664–1738) was a Polish nobleman (szlachcic), Primate of Poland, interrex in 1733.

Teodor was Rector of Przemyśl and canon of Kraków since 1687, Bishop of Chełmno since 1699 and Bishop of Warmia since 1711. In 1722 Teodor became Archbishop of Gniezno and Primate of Poland.

He became interrex after the death of August II of Poland and led the election of a new King in Wola. In 1733 he declared and crowned Stanisław I Leszczyński as the successor of August II on the Polish throne. He supported Leszczyński during the following War of the Polish Succession.

Teodor was a protector of the Jesuits order and benefactor of churches, monasteries and palaces.

Regnal titles
Preceded by
Andrzej Chryzostom Załuski
Prince-Bishop of Warmia (Ermland)
Succeeded by
Krzysztof Andrzej Jan Szembek
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Stanisław Szembek
Primate of Poland
Archbishop of Gniezno

Succeeded by
Krzysztof Szembek

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