Jerzy Franciszek Kulczycki, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jerzy Franciszek Kulczycki

Polish noble

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1640

Place of Birth: Sambir, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 19-Feb-1694

Profession: diplomat

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Jerzy Franciszek Kulczycki

  • Jerzy Franciszek Kulczycki of the Sas coat of arms (German: Georg Franz Kolschitzky, Ukrainian: ????-????? ???????????, Yuriy Frants Kulchytsky; 1640 – February 19, 1694) was a Polish nobleman and diplomat of Ruthenian (Ukrainian) descent.
  • For his actions at the 1683 Battle of Vienna, when he managed to get out of the besieged city to seek help, he was considered a hero by the local people.
  • According to legend, he is often cited as starting the first café in the city in 1683, using coffee beans left behind by the retreating Ottoman Turks.
  • However, more recent sources suggest that the first coffeehouse in Vienna was opened by the Armenian Johannes Theodat in 1685.

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