Casimir Pulaski

Military Leader Casimir Pulaski Full Name: Casimir Pulaski [Kazimierz Michał Władysław Wiktor Pułaski]


Profession: Military Leader
Why Famous: Called the father of American cavalry, along with Hungarian nobleman Michael Kovats, Pulaski became a general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

In this position he formed the Pulaski Cavalry Legion and reformed the American cavalry system. He is one of only eight people to be awarded honorary American citizenship.

Born: March 4, 1747
Star Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland

Died: October 11, 1779 (aged 32)
Cause of Death: Shooting

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