List of Polish people: Wikis

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This is a partial list of famous Polish or Polish-speaking or -writing persons. In the interest of fairness and accuracy, a minority of persons of mixed heritage have their respective ancestries credited.

History

Science

Astronomy

Biology, medicine

Chemistry

Engineering

Economics

Invention

Computer science

Linguistics

Mathematics

Physics

Maria Skłodowska
Skłodowska
Karol Olszewski
Olszewski
Józef Rotblat
Rotblat
Marian Smoluchowski
Smoluchowski
Zygmunt Wróblewski
Wróblewski
Wojciech H. Zurek
Zurek

Social sciences

Jan Władysław Dawid
Dawid
Zygmunt Gloger
Gloger
Ludwik Krzywicki
Krzywicki
Maria Ossowska
Ossowska
Florian Znaniecki
Znaniecki

Other sciences

Music

see also: List of Polish composers

Penderecki
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Prose literature

See also: List of Polish writers and List of Polish novelists

Poetry

See also: List of Polish poets.

Philosophy

Fine arts

See also: List of Polish artists and painters

Entertainment

Business

Royalty

Nobility (szlachta)

see: List of szlachta

Military

Politics

Diplomats

Intelligence

Holocaust resisters

Religion

Jan Łaski (Protestant)

Assassins and terrorists

Miscellaneous

Models

Legendary persons

  • John Scolvus (Jan z Kolna), semi-legendary explorer and discoverer of America before Columbus (1476).
  • Pan Twardowski, semi-legendary Faust-like sorcerer; in Polish legend, the first man on the Moon.
  • Janek Wiśniewski, freedom fighter, hero of 1970 Gdynia riots.

Fictional characters

Sports

see also: list of Polish sports players

Track and field

Boxing

Chess

Fencing

Ice hockey

Skiing

Football (Soccer)

Swimming

Tennis

Weightlifting

Others



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