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Polski Słownik Biograficzny
Polski Słownik Biograficzny (PSB; Polish Biographical Dictionary) is a Polish-language biographical dictionary, comprising an alphabetically arranged compilation of authoritative biographies of some 25,000 notable Poles
Poles
and of foreigners who have been active in Poland – famous as well as less well known persons, from Popiel, Piast Kołodziej
Piast Kołodziej
and Mieszko I, at the dawn of Polish history, to persons who died in the year 2000. The Dictionary, published incrementally since 1935, is a work in progress. It currently covers entries from A to S and its completion is expected about 2030. The PSB is, by its own assessment, "at present..
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The Polish Biographical Dictionary
The Polish Biographical Dictionary is a compact English–language dictionary of Polish biography, authored by Stanley S. Sokol and published by Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers in 1992. It features nearly 900 biographies of important Poles since Duke Mieszko I in the 10th century. See also[edit]Polski slownik biograficzny, a multi-volume Polish-language dictionary of biographyThis article about a biographical dictionary is a stub
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Henryk Markiewicz
Henryk Markiewicz (16 November 1922 – 31 October 2013) was a Polish historian, specializing in the history and theory of literature, with the particular focus on the Polish literature of 1864-1939. He was a professor emeritus of e Jagiellonian University, where he was a director of the Institute of Polish Philology. He was a member of the Polish Academy of Science
Polish Academy of Science
and the Polish Academy of Learning. He has been one of the editors of the Polski Słownik Biograficzny, as well as several other historical book series. He has published a number of books and articles. External links[edit]Homepage at the Jagiellonian University Henryk Markiewicz on IMDbThis biographical article about a historian from Poland is a stub
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Nazi Germany
Coordinates: 52°31′N 13°24′E / 52.517°N 13.400°E / 52.517; 13.400 "Drittes Reich" redirects here
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Stalinism
Stalinism
Stalinism
is the means of governing and related policies implemented from the 1920s to 1953 by Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin
(1878-1953). Stalinist policies and ideas as developed in the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
included rapid industrialization, the theory of socialism in one country, a centralized state, collectivization of agriculture, a cult of personality[1] and subordination of the interests of foreign communist parties to those of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union—deemed by Stalinism
Stalinism
to be the leading vanguard party of communist revolution at the time.[2] Stalinism
Stalinism
promoted the escalation of class conflict, utilizing state violence to forcibly purge society of alleged supporters of the bourgeoisie, whom Stalinist doctrine regarded as threats to the pursuit of the communist revolution
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Polish Academy Of Sciences
The Polish Academy of Sciences
Academy of Sciences
(Polish: Polska Akademia Nauk, PAN), headquartered in Warsaw, is Poland's top academy of sciences.[2][not in citation given] It is responsible for spearheading the development of science across the country by a society of distinguished scholars as well as a network of research institutes
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Polish Academy Of Skills
The Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences or Polish Academy of Learning (Polish: Polska Akademia Umiejętności), headquartered in Kraków, is one of two institutions in contemporary Poland
Poland
having the nature of an academy of sciences
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Tadeusz Manteuffel
Tadeusz Manteuffel or Tadeusz Manteuffel-Szoege (1902–1970) was a Polish historian, specializing in the medieval history of Europe. Manteuffel was born in Rēzekne, Vitebsk Governorate, Russian Empire (now Latvia). His brothers were Leon Manteuffel-Szoege and Edward Manteuffel-Szoege. He lost his right hand in the Polish-Soviet War
Polish-Soviet War
in 1920, when he took part in the defence of Warsaw
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Ministry Of Culture And National Heritage
Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland (Polish: Ministerstwo Kultury i Dziedzictwa Narodowego) is a governmental administration office concerned with various aspects of Polish culture. It was formed on 31 October 2005, from transformation of Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Poland. The ministry can trace its history to 1944
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Henryk Firlej
Henryk Firlej
Firlej
(1574–1626) was a Polish szlachcic, bishop of Łuck (1616–1617), Archbishop
Archbishop
of
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Emanuel Rostworowski
Emanuel Mateusz Rostworowski (Kraków, 8 January 1923 - 8 October 1989, Kraków) was a Polish historian, professor at Kraków's Jagiellonian University, and member of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He specialized in 18th-century history. In 1965-89 he was chief editor of the Polski Słownik Biograficzny. He was a son of Karol Hubert Rostworowski. Books[edit]Historia powszechna – wiek XVIII, Warszawa 1977. Sprawa aukcji wojska na tle sytuacji politycznej przed Sejmem Czteroletnim, Warszawa 1957. O polską koronę. Polityka Francji w latach 1725-1733, 1958. Legendy i fakty XVIII wieku, Warszawa 1963. Ostatni król Rzeczypospolitej. Geneza i upadek Konstytucji 3 maja, Warszawa 1966. Popioły i korzenie
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Stanisław August Poniatowski
Stanisław II Augustus[2] (also Stanisław August Poniatowski;[3] born Stanisław Antoni Poniatowski;[4] 17 January 1732 – 12 February 1798) was the last King of Poland, Grand Duke of Lithuania
Grand Duke of Lithuania
and the last monarch of the united Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth (1764–95). He remains a controversial figure in Polish history. Recognized as a great patron of the arts and sciences and an initiator and firm supporter of progressive reforms, he is also remembered as the last king of the Commonwealth whose election was marred by Russian involvement.[5] He is criticized primarily for his failure to stand against the partitions, and thus to prevent the destruction of Poland. Arriving at the Russian imperial court in Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg
in 1755, he became romantically involved with the twenty-six-year-old Yekaterina Alekseyevna (the future Empress Catherine the Great, reigned 1762–1796)
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Polish Language
Polish (język polski, polszczyzna) is a West Slavic language spoken primarily in Poland
Poland
and is the native language of the Poles. It belongs to the Lechitic subgroup of the West Slavic languages.[8] Polish is the official language of Poland, but it is also used throughout the world by Polish minorities in other countries. There are over 55 million Polish language
Polish language
speakers around the world and it is one of the official languages of the European Union. Its written standard is the Polish alphabet, which has 9 additions to the letters of the basic Latin script
Latin script
(ą, ć, ę, ł, ń, ó, ś, ź, ż)
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Sejm
Government (239)     Law and Justice
Law and Justice
(238)      Independents (1)[a] Confidence and supply (8)     Free and Solidary
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Polish People
1,000,000[1]Other countries   United Kingdom 630,000[11][12]   Argentina 500,000[13]   Belarus 295,000[14]   Russia 273,000[15]   Australia 216,056[16]   Lithuania 212,800[17]   Ukraine 144,130[18]   Ireland 122,585[19]   Norway 120,000[20]   Italy 109,018[21]   Sweden 75,323[22]   Belgium 70,600[15]   Spain 70,606[23]   Austria 69,898[24]   Netherlands 60,000[15]   Latvia 44,783[25]   Denmark 37,876[26]   Kazakhstan 34,057[27]   South Africa 30,000[28]   Czech Republic 20,305[29]   Paraguay 16,748[30]   
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Polish Nobility
The szlachta ([ˈʂlaxta] ( listen), exonym: Nobility) was a legally privileged noble class in the Kingdom of Poland, Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Ruthenia, Samogitia
Samogitia
(both after Union of Lublin
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