Pulaski, Casimir

Pulaski, Casimir
Pulaski, Casimir
Polish-American patriot and soldier (1748-1779)

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  • Pulaski,Casimir — Pu·las·ki (po͝o lăsʹkē, pə ), Casimir or Kazimierz 1747 1779. Polish patriot and general who aided American forces in the Revolutionary War, commanding the defense of Charleston (1779) and leading a cavalry brigade in the siege of Savannah. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pulaski — is a Polish name for someone from the Pulazie in Łomża Voivodeship.Pulaski can refer to:People* Kazimierz Pułaski (Casimir Pulaski), a Polish military commander and American Revolutionary War hero *Ed Pulaski, of the U.S. Forest Service… …   Wikipedia

  • Casimir Pulaski —     Casimir Pulaski     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Casimir Pulaski     Patriot and soldier, b. at Winiary, Poland, 4 March, 1748; d. on the Wasp, in the harbour of Savannah, 11 Oct., 1779; eldest son of Count Joseph Pulaski and Maria Zislinska.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pulaski Bridge — The Pulaski Bridge in New York City connects Long Island City in Queens to Greenpoint in Brooklyn over Newtown Creek. It is named after Polish military commander and American Revolutionary War fighter Kazimierz Pułaski (Casimir Pulaski), probably …   Wikipedia

  • Casimir Pulaski High School — is a public high school located on 2500 W Oklahoma Ave in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Casimir Pulaski is part of the Milwaukee Public School system. The school had 1600 students during the 2004 2005 school year.Pulaski is a large high school located on …   Wikipedia

  • Pulaski Road (Chicago) — Pulaski Road Crawford Avenue, 4000 West South end: Lincoln Highway (21100 S) in Matteson North end: Wilmette Avenue in Wilmette Pulaski Road is a major north south thoroughfare in the city of Chicago, at 4000 W., or exactly five miles… …   Wikipedia

  • Casimir — may refer to:* Casimir effect, an attraction between parallel plates best explained by quantum mechanics * Casimir invariant, of a Lie algebra * Casimir (dinosaur), from the French TV show l Île aux enfants * Casimir, Ontario a community in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Pulaski County (Kentucky) — Pulaski County Courthouse in Somerset Verwaltung US Bundesstaat: Kentucky …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pulaski Day Parade — in New York on Fifth Avenue is celebrated since 1937 to commemorate Kazimierz Pułaski, a Polish hero of the American Revolutionary War. It closely coincides with the October 11 General Pulaski Memorial Day, a national observance of his death at… …   Wikipedia

  • Pulaski Road (Chicago) — Pulaski Road est une artère majeure nord sud de la ville de Chicago qui commence au 4000 W., soit exactement à 8,5 km à l ouest de State Street. L artère fut nommée d après le héros de la guerre révolutionnaire Casimir Pulaski. Elle conserve… …   Wikipédia en Français

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