Zygmunt Szczesny Felinski Religious Leader

Birthday November 1, 1822
Birthplace Ukraine
Death Date Sep 17, 1895 (age 72)
Birth Sign Scorpio


Archbishop of Warsaw who founded the Franciscan Sisters of the Family of Mary, a religious institute for Polish women, in 1857.

Before Fame

He studied mathematics at the University of Moscow.


He was sent into exile after writing to Tsar Alexander II and demanding that Poland be granted independence from Russia.

Family Life

When he was a child his mother was exiled to Siberia for being involved in a nationalist conspiracy in which she tried to help local farmers.

Associated With

He was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 2002.


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