Chopin, only known photo

Chopin, only known photo. Frédéric François Chopin (born 22 February or 1 March 1810 in Żelazowa Wolain ,Duchy of Warsaw – died 17 October 1849 in Paris, probably of tuberculosis.) born Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin,was a Romantic-era Polish composer.

Irena Sendler was a Polish Catholic social worker. During World War II, she was a member of the Polish Underground and the Żegota Polish anti-Holocaust resistance in Warsaw. She helped save 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto by providing them with false documents and sheltering them in individual and group children’s homes outside the ghetto. Despite being tortured and imprisoned, she continued to do all she could to help Jewish children in Warsaw. She survived and lived to old…

Irena Sendler was a Polish Catholic social worker. During World War II, she was a member of the Polish Underground. She helped save Jewish children ~


~~On The Way ~ snowy winter, Footprints in the Snow. Śnieżka - Karkonosze Mountains, Poland by Piotr Krzaczkowski~~

"Krakow, Poland, Postwar, Rudolf Hoss, the commandent of Auschwitz, in prison after being questioned as to his real identity. He was given away by his wife who feared she and her son were to be sent to the USSR a trick by British arm intelligence paid off and she gave his assumed name and location. He was arrested and later hanged for war crimes."

Rudolf Höss, commandant of Auschwitz, after he was treated to some of the medicine the SS delivered to their millions of victims. Rudolf Höss was hanged very near one of his gas chambers after his conviction by a Polish war crimes tribunal.

Irena Sendler, who saved over 2500 Jewish children from the holocaust.

Irena Sendler A 98 year-old Polish woman named Irena Sendler died in During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out

Nicolaus Copernicus (19 February 1473 – 24 May 1543)  born and died in Royal Prussia,.A Renaissance mathematician & astronomer, he formulated a heliocentric model of the universe, placing the Sun at the center, instead of the Earth. His book, De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres), just before his death in 1543, is considered a major event in the history of science beginning the Copernican Revolution and contributed  to the scientific revolution.

Portrait of Nicholaus Copernicus, 1580 Nicolaus Copernicus February 1473 – 24 May was a Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who formulated a comprehensive heliocentric model which placed the Sun, rather than the Earth, at the center of.

Krakow, Poland, 1946, a photograph of Amon Goeth, commander of the Plaszow concentration camp during his trial.

Krakow, Poland, a photograph of Amon Goeth, Kommandant of the Plaszow concentration camp, during his trial. Goeth was portrayed by Ralph Fiennes in "Schindler's List.

Jacob Bronowski (18 January 1908 – 22 August 1974) was a Polish-Jewish British mathematician, biologist, historian of science, theatre author, poet and inventor. He is best remembered as the presenter and writer of the 1973 BBC television documentary series, The Ascent of Man, and the accompanying book.

His series and book The Ascent of Man were a brilliant take on history and science.

Polish poet Zbigniew Herbert: "The nation without memory - losts his conscience"

Polish poet Zbigniew Herbert: "The nation without memory - losts his conscience"



Stanislaw Grzesiuk Polish writer and great singer. After the outbreak of World War II he was arrested by the Germans in 1940 and sent to Germany as a slave worker. However, on April 4 of that year he was sent to Dachau concentration camp for an attempted escape. He was later transferred to Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp and would spend almost five years there. Grzesiuk gained widest popularity as a singer.

Stanislaw Grzesiuk Polish writer and singer.