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Franciszek Ksawery Chomiński (c. 1730 - 9 June 1809) was a Polish soldier, politician, translator and poet. Sejm deputy, deputy to the Lithuanian Tribunal and voivode of Mscislaw from 1788 in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, and marshal of the Grodno Governorate in the Russian Empire after partitions of Poland.

A cavalry officer, he was a supporter of the Bar Confederation.[1] Later, he became more active in the Commonwealth politics, and was a deputy to Sejms of 1780, 1782 and 1784; at the latter one he served as its marshal.[2] He was among the supporters of the Constitution of the 3rd May.[2] After the partitions of Poland he supported Adam Czartoryski in Paris.[2] He also served as the marshal of the Grodno Governorate.

He received the Order of Saint Stanislaus in 1784 and the Order of the White Eagle in 1785.

As a writer, he wrote poetry and epigrams, and translated into Polish several works from French, most notably, those of Jean Baptiste Racine.[2]

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