Marie Curie was a woman before her time. Born in in Poland, she was a genius in physics and in chemistry; she is the first woman ever to receive a Nobel Prize and the only woman in history to receive two Nobel Prizes. // 10 most famous women in history
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.
A Polish folk singer wears a head cover with embroidery typical of the town of Hrubieszów in Eastern Poland. She also wears traditional red beads found in many folk costumes through out Poland. Red was the colour associated with beauty and elegance.