Ignacy Lukasiewicz, 19th Century Polish pharmacist who invented kerosene lamp and built world's first oil refinery

Ignacy Lukasiewicz, 19th Century Polish pharmacist who invented kerosene lamp and built world's first oil refinery

Czesław Niemen - polish rock, folk and psychodelic singer, recorded with Marlene Dietrich, Dalida and other famous artists.  He possessed an unusually wide voice range and equally rich intonation. He was also an ardent composer and a keyboard player.

Czesław Niemen - polish rock, folk and psychodelic singer, recorded with Marlene Dietrich, Dalida and other famous artists. He possessed an unusually wide voice range and equally rich intonation. He was also an ardent composer and a keyboard player.

Frédéric Chopin, composer

GCSE Music Analysis - Frédéric Chopin - Raindrop Prelude

Wanda Rutkiewicz 3rd Woman (1st European) to summit Everest (1978)

Wanda Rutkiewicz 3rd Woman (1st European) to summit Everest (1978)

Casimir III of Poland (30 April 1310 – 5 November 1370) reigned as the King of Poland from 1333 to 1370. He was the son of King Władysław I ("the Elbow-high") and Duchess Hedwig of Kalisz, and the last Polish king from the Piast dynasty.

Casimir III of Poland (30 April 1310 – 5 November 1370) reigned as the King of Poland from 1333 to 1370. He was the son of King Władysław I ("the Elbow-high") and Duchess Hedwig of Kalisz, and the last Polish king from the Piast dynasty.

Tadeusz Kosciuszko was from Poland, he had came to help the Americans fight the British.   Tadeusz was an engineer who created  fortifications he for the Battle of Saratoga.  He was made a general for his service to the Contintental Army during the war.

Tadeusz Kosciuszko was from Poland, he had came to help the Americans fight the British. Tadeusz was an engineer who created fortifications he for the Battle of Saratoga. He was made a general for his service to the Contintental Army during the war.

~J Jadwiga of Poland by Antoni Piotrowski Jadwiga (1373/4 – 1399) was monarch of Poland from 1384 to her death. Her official title was ‘king’ rather than ‘queen’, reflecting that she was a sovereign in her own right and not merely a royal consort. She was a member of the Capetian House of Anjou, the daughter of King Louis I of Hungary and Elizabeth of Bosnia.She is known in Polish as Jadwiga, in English and German as Hedwig and in Latin as Hedvigis.

~J Jadwiga of Poland by Antoni Piotrowski Jadwiga (1373/4 – 1399) was monarch of Poland from 1384 to her death. Her official title was ‘king’ rather than ‘queen’, reflecting that she was a sovereign in her own right and not merely a royal consort. She was a member of the Capetian House of Anjou, the daughter of King Louis I of Hungary and Elizabeth of Bosnia.She is known in Polish as Jadwiga, in English and German as Hedwig and in Latin as Hedvigis.

Władysław Reymont. Władysław Stanisław Reymont (1867-1925) was an early 20th-century Polish novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1924 for his novel 'Chłopi' (1900-1909; English translation, 'The Peasants,' by M. H. Dziewiecki, 1925-26).

Władysław Reymont. Władysław Stanisław Reymont (1867-1925) was an early 20th-century Polish novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1924 for his novel 'Chłopi' (1900-1909; English translation, 'The Peasants,' by M. H. Dziewiecki, 1925-26).

Max Factor:  Born Max Faktor in Lodz, Poland during the 1870s, Max Factor is often called the father of modern makeup. In 1914, Max Factor created a makeup specifically for movie-actors that, unlike theatrical makeup, would not crack or cake. In 1904, Max Factor and his family moved to the United States, where immigration officials at Ellis Island gave him the  name Max Factor.  He sold his rouges and creams at the 1904 World's Fair,.

Max Factor: Born Max Faktor in Lodz, Poland during the 1870s, Max Factor is often called the father of modern makeup. In 1914, Max Factor created a makeup specifically for movie-actors that, unlike theatrical makeup, would not crack or cake. In 1904, Max Factor and his family moved to the United States, where immigration officials at Ellis Island gave him the name Max Factor. He sold his rouges and creams at the 1904 World's Fair,.

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