Thaddeus Kosciusko


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Noun1.Thaddeus Kosciusko - Polish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746-1817)Thaddeus Kosciusko - Polish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746-1817)
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Thaddeus Kosciusko, who fought as a colonel in the Revolutionary War before leading Poland's 1794 uprising against imperial Russia, makes many an appearance in the Polish press, for example.
Although Thomas Paine, George Washington, James Madison, Jeremy Bentham, and Thaddeus Kosciusko received identical honors, the award to Hamilton is striking.
In so doing, he joined the ranks of several other European-born champions of liberty who aided the American cause, including the French military officer Marquis de Lafayette; the Polish military engineer Thaddeus Kosciusko; and the Polish patriot Count Casimir Pulaski, called the "Father of the American Cavalry."