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Jurek Owsiak - founder of Wielka Orkiestra Świątecznej Pomocy - leader of the biggest annual charity campaign in Poland

Jurek Owsiak - founder of Wielka Orkiestra Świątecznej Pomocy - leader of the biggest annual charity campaign in Poland

Vencedores do Nobel da Paz

Ganhadores do Prêmio Nobel da Paz

RFK Center Human Rights Defender: Lech Walesa. Issues: Non-Violent Activism, Political Freedom, Labor Rights.

He was only 23. His name was Krzysztof Kamil Baczynski. He was one of many whose lot it was to live through the tragic days of September, 1939, and not see liberation. He experienced – what he himself envisioned – a shower of bullets, grenades, hitting the dirt, and ‘one charge only, straight up to heaven’. From this supreme sacrifice of countless such young daredevils was supposed to be born a mighty Poland free as a bird: ‘... We'll raise a house of iron,' he wrote in January, 1943.

He was only 23. His name was Krzysztof Kamil Baczynski. He was one of many whose lot it was to live through the tragic days of September, 1939, and not see liberation. He experienced – what he himself envisioned – a shower of bullets, grenades, hitting the dirt, and ‘one charge only, straight up to heaven’. From this supreme sacrifice of countless such young daredevils was supposed to be born a mighty Poland free as a bird: ‘... We'll raise a house of iron,' he wrote in January, 1943.

Helena Marusarzówna - mistrzyni sportów narciarskich, kurier tatrzański.

Helena Marusarzówna - mistrzyni sportów narciarskich, kurier tatrzański.

Agnieszka Holland - Polish director and screenwriter.  ‘Lonely Woman’ (1981), ‘To Kill a Priest’ (1988), ‘Europa, Europa’ (1990, Golden Globe), ‘The Secret Garden’ (1994), ‘Total Eclipse’ (1995) and ‘Washington Square’ (1997).

Agnieszka Holland - Polish director and screenwriter. ‘Lonely Woman’ ‘To Kill a Priest’ ‘Europa, Europa’ Golden Globe), ‘The Secret Garden’ ‘Total Eclipse’ and ‘Washington Square’

Bolesław Prus : Bolesław Prus (pronounced: Ltspkr.png [bɔ'lεswaf 'prus]; 20 August 1847 – 19 May 1912), born Aleksander Głowacki, is a leading figure in the history of Polish literature[1] and philosophy and a distinctive voice in world literature.[2]  |  see => https://duckduckgo.com/?q=Boles%C5%82aw+Prus&ia=about

The end of the century saw Aleksander Glowacki, a supporter of realism who wrote under the name Boleslaw Prus, and Henryk Sienkiewicz, whose novel 'Quo Vadis?' became a global rage.

The very first and only Polish Astronaut: General Miroslaw Hermaszewski

The very first and only Polish Astronaut: General Miroslaw Hermaszewski

Janusz Tadeusz Kusociński -  athlete, winner in the 10000 m event at the 1932 Summer Olympics in LA, silver in Turyn 1934 (b. 1907 - killed by Nazis in Palmiry in 1940).

Janusz Tadeusz Kusociński - athlete, winner in the 10000 m event at the 1932 Summer Olympics in LA, silver in Turyn 1934 (b. 1907 - killed by Nazis in Palmiry in

Krzysztof Komeda-polski kompozytor i pianista jazzowy,znany na całym świecie standartów jazzowych i muzyki filmowej.

Krzysztof Komeda-polski kompozytor i pianista jazzowy,znany na całym świecie standartów jazzowych i muzyki filmowej.

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