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Lviv Polytechnic
Lviv
Lviv
Polytechnic National University
University
(Ukrainian: Національний університет "Львівська політехніка") is the largest scientific university in Lviv. Since its foundation in 1816, it was one of the most important centres of science and technological development in Central Europe
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Coat Of Arms
A coat of arms is a heraldic visual design on an escutcheon (i.e., shield), surcoat, or tabard. The coat of arms on an escutcheon forms the central element of the full heraldic achievement which in its whole consists of shield, supporters, crest, and motto
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Stockholm
Stockholm
Stockholm
(/ˈstɒkhoʊm, -hoʊlm/;[8] Swedish pronunciation: [²stɔkːhɔlm] or [²stɔkːɔlm] ( listen))[9] is the capital of Sweden
Sweden
and the most populous city in the Nordic countries;[10][a] 949,761 people live in the municipality,[11] approximately 1.5 million in the urban area,[5] and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.[3] The city stretches across fourteen islands where Lake Mälaren
Mälaren
flows into the Baltic Sea. Just outside the city and along the coast is the island chain of the Stockholm
Stockholm
archipelago. The area has been settled since the Stone Age, in the 6th millennium BC, and was founded as a city in 1252 by Swedish statesman Birger Jarl. It is also the capital of Stockholm
Stockholm
County. Stockholm
Stockholm
is the cultural, media, political, and economic centre of Sweden
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Alfred Potocki
Count Alfred Józef Potocki
Alfred Józef Potocki
(29 July 1817 or 1822, Łańcut
Łańcut
- 18 May 1889, Paris) was a Polish nobleman (szlachcic), landowner, and a liberal-conservative monarchist Austrian politician and Prime Minister.Contents1 Biography 2 Political career 3 Awards 4 Bibliography 5 References 6 External linksBiography[edit] The son of count Alfred Wojciech Potocki
Alfred Wojciech Potocki
and princess Józefina Maria Czartoryska. He was born into a prominent noble family of Polish origin, although a subject of the Empire of Austria, and inherited the Łańcut
Łańcut
ordynat estates from his father. His grandfather was the writer Jan Potocki, best known for his famous novel "The Manuscript Found in Saragossa". On 18 March 1851 in Sławuta, he married princess Maria Klementyna Sanguszko, heiress of the prominent Sanguszko princely family
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Jan Matejko
Jan Alojzy Matejko (Polish pronunciation: [jan aˈlɔjzɨ maˈtɛjko] ( listen); also known as Jan Mateyko; June 24, 1838[nb 1] – November 1, 1893) was a Polish painter known for paintings of notable historical Polish political and military events.[2][3] His works include large oil on canvas paintings like Rejtan (1866), Union of Lublin (1869) or Battle of Grunwald (1878), numerous portraits, a gallery of Polish kings, and murals in St. Mary's Basilica, Kraków. He is referred to as the most famous Polish painter or even the "national painter" of Poland.[2][3][4] Matejko spent most of his life in Kraków. His teachers at the Kraków Academy of Fine Arts included Wojciech Korneli Stattler
Wojciech Korneli Stattler
and Władysław Łuszczkiewicz. Later, he became a director at this institution, which eventually was renamed the Jan Matejko
Jan Matejko
Academy of Fine Arts
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Wrocław
Wrocław
Wrocław
(/ˈvrɔːtslɑːf/;[2] Polish: [ˈvrɔt͡swaf] ( listen); German: Breslau, pronounced [ˈbʁɛslaʊ̯]; Czech: Vratislav; Latin: Vratislavia) is the largest city in western Poland. It lies on the banks of the River Oder
Oder
in the Silesian Lowlands
Silesian Lowlands
of Central Europe, roughly 350 kilometres (220 mi) from the Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
to the north and 40 kilometres (25 mi) from the Sudeten Mountains to the south. The population of Wrocław
Wrocław
in 2017 was 638,364, making it the fourth-largest city in Poland
Poland
and the main city of Wrocław agglomeration. Wrocław
Wrocław
is the historical capital of Silesia
Silesia
and Lower Silesia. Today, it is the capital of the Lower Silesian Voivodeship
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Polish-Ukrainian War
PolandRegional support: Romania (in Bukovina
Bukovina
and Pokuttia)  Hungary  CzechoslovakiaStrategic support:  France Ukraine WUPR (before 1919) Hutsul Republic (in Maramureș) Komancza Republic (in Lemkivshchyna
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Antoni Wereszczynski
Antoni Wereszczyński
Antoni Wereszczyński
(17 December 1890 – 4 September 1953) was a Colonel
Colonel
in the Polish Army.Contents1 Biography1.1 Career 1.2 Death2 Ranks 3 Decorations 4 References 5 Furth
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Marshal Of France
Marshal of France (French: Maréchal de France, plural Maréchaux de France) is a French military distinction, rather than a military rank, that is awarded to generals for exceptional achievements. The title has been awarded since 1185, though briefly abolished (1793–1804) and briefly dormant (1870–1916) during its centuries of existence. It was one of the Great Officers of the Crown of France
Great Officers of the Crown of France
during the Ancien Régime
Ancien Régime
and Bourbon Restoration, and one of the Grand Dignitaries of the Empire during the First French Empire
First French Empire
(when the title was Marshal of the Empire, not Marshal of France). A Marshal of France displays seven stars on each shoulder strap. A marshal also receives a baton: a blue cylinder with stars, formerly fleurs-de-lis during the monarchy and eagles during the First French Empire
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Ferdinand Foch
Franco-Prussian War First World WarBattle of the Frontiers Third Battle of Artois Battle of the Somme Spring Offensive Meuse-Argonne OffensiveAwards Légion d'honneur (Grand Cross) Médaille militaire Croix de guerre Order of Leopold (Grand Cross) Order of Ouissam Alaouite
Order of Ouissam Alaouite
(Grand Cross) Order of the White Eagle Virtuti Militari
Virtuti Militari
(Grand Cross) Order of St. George
Order of St. George
(2nd Class) Order of the Bath
Order of the Bath
(Honorary Grand Cross) Order of the Redeemer Order of Merit Distinguished Service Order Distinguished Service Medal (US)Marshal Ferdinand Jean Marie Foch (French pronunciation: ​[fɔʃ]) (2 October 1851 – 20 March 1929) was a French general and military theorist who served as the Supreme Allied Commander during the First World War
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Sweden
Coordinates: 63°N 16°E / 63°N 16°E / 63; 16Kingdom of SwedenKonungariket Sverige  (Swedish) Flag Coat of arms Motto: (royal) "För Sverige – i tiden"[a]"For Sweden – With the Times"[1]Anthem: Du gamla, Du fria[b]Thou ancient, thou free Royal anthem: KungssångenSong of the KingShow globeShow map of EuropeLocation of Sweden (dark green)– in Europe (green & dark grey)– in the European Union (green)  –  [Legend]Capitaland largest cityStockholm59°21′N 18°4′E / 59.350°N 18.067°E / 59.350; 18.067Official languagesSwedish[c] Official minority languages:[c]FinnishMeänkieliSamiRomaniYiddishEthnic groups No official statistics[d]Demonym(s)SwedishSwedeGovernmentUnitary parliamentaryconstitutional monarchy• Monarch Carl XVI Gustaf• 
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Revolutions Of 1848
The Revolutions of 1848, known in some countries as the Spring of Nations, People's Spring, Springtime of the Peoples,[3] or the Year of Revolution, were a series of political upheavals throughout Europe
Europe
in 1848. It remains the most widespread revolutionary wave in European history. The revolutions were essentially democratic and liberal in nature, with the aim of removing the old monarchical structures and creating independent national states. The first revolution began in January in Sicily.[clarification needed] Revolutions then spread across Europe after a separate revolution began in France in February. Over 50 countries were affected, but with no coordination or cooperation among their respective revolutionaries
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Polonia Restituta
The Order of Polonia Restituta
Order of Polonia Restituta
(Polish: Order Odrodzenia Polski, English: Order of the Rebirth of Poland) is a Polish state order established 4 February 1921
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Germany
Coordinates: 51°N 9°E / 51°N 9°E / 51; 9Federal Republic
Republic
of GermanyBundesrepublik Deutschland (German)[a] Flag Coat of arms Motto: "Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit" (de facto)(English: "Unity and Justice and Freedom")Anthem: "Deutschlandlied"[b](English: "Song of Germany")Show globeShow map of EuropeLocation of Germany (dark green)– in Europe (green & dark grey)– in the European Union (green)Capitaland largest cityBerlin[c]52
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Antoni Łomnicki
Antoni Marian Łomnicki (17 January 1881 – 4 July 1941) was a Polish mathematician. Antoni was educated at Jan Kazimierz University in Lwów
Lwów
and the University of Göttingen. In 1920 he became professor of the Lwów University of Technology. In 1938 he became a member of the Warsaw Scientific Society (TWN). He was murdered by the Germans during the Second World War
Second World War
on the Wzgórza Wuleckie in Lwów
Lwów
in the Massacre of Lwów
Lwów
professors. In December 1944 Stefan Banach
Stefan Banach
wrote the following tribute to Łomnicki:A native of Lwów, he worked for over twenty years as a mathematics professor at the Lwów
Lwów
University of Technology. He prepared hundreds of engineers for their profession. I was his assistant. He was the first to instil in me the importance and responsibility of a professor’s task
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Stanislaw Pilat
Stanisław Piłat (April 13, 1909 – May 10, 1993) was a Polish boxer who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics.[citation needed] He was born and died in Nowy Targ. In 1936 he was eliminated in the second round of the heavyweight class after losing his fight to José Feans.[citation needed] External links[edit]profile (in Polish) Osyp Choma, Ukrainian boxer of the Second Polish RepublicThis biographical article related to a Polish boxer is a stub
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