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Przasnysz
Przasnysz
([ˈpʂasnɨʂ]; Yiddish: פראשניץ‎ Proshnitz, German: "Praschnitz") is a town in Poland. Located in the Masovian Voivodship, about 110 km north of Warsaw
Warsaw
and about 115 km south of Olsztyn, it is the capital of Przasnysz
Przasnysz
County. It has 18,093 inhabitants (2004). One of the most important towns in Mazovia
Mazovia
during the Middle Ages. Przasnysz
Przasnysz
was granted town privileges in 1427. Famous people from Przasnysz[edit]

Helga Adler (born 1943) German academic and politician (SED/PDS) Adam Bień (born 14 December 1899 - died 4 March 1998) - Polish resistance leader, imprisoned by the Soviets Alfred Borkowski (born 1930) - doctor and writer Stanisław Chełchowski
Stanisław Chełchowski
(born 1866 - zm. 1907) naturalist and ethnographist Czesław Czaplicki (b 1922 - died 2006) - resistance leader Daniel Drejerski (born 1978 artist/designer Stanisław Figielski (born 1875 - died 1958) - administrator apostolski i wikariusz generalny diecezji płockiej Moisei Freidenberg (1858—1920) — Russian inventor and journalist Stefan Gołębiowski (born 1900 - died 1991) - translated Horace's poetry into Polish Leon Gościcki (born 1870 - died 1948) Catholic priest, member of the Rada Stanu Aleksander Kakowski
Aleksander Kakowski
(born 1862 - died 1938) Archbishop of Warsaw Paweł Kostka (born 1549 - died 1607) - military leader Stanisław Kostka (born 1550 - died 1568) - patron of children in the Catholic Church Teresa Mieczysława Kowalska (born 1902 - died 1941) - nun Bernard Kryszkiewicz (born 1915 - died 1945) - a Passionist
Passionist
priest Józef Stanisław Ostoja-Kotkowski (born 1922 - died 1994) - artist Abraham Lichtstein
Abraham Lichtstein
- Av Beis Din (head of the rabbinical court) of Przasnysz Haskel Prager (né Łucki) (b. c. 1876 – d. c. 1940) - liberal Jewish community leader Kazimierz Rokitnicki (born 1701 - died 1779) - bishop of Płock Włodzimierz Rykowski (born 1915 - died 1988) Józef Sawa-Caliński
Józef Sawa-Caliński
(died 1771) - one of the leaders of Bar Confederation Olgierd Vetesco (born 1913 - died 1983) - artist Tadeusz Witkowski (born 1946) - historian of literature and one of leaders of the Polish community in the USA Zenon Żebrowski (b. ~1898 - died 1982) Franciscan
Franciscan
priest, architect of Niepokalanów

References[edit]

^ Demographic Yearbook of Poland
Poland
2014 Archived 2016-02-20 at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]

ePrzasnysz.pl - Your Virtual City, local news from Przasnysz
Przasnysz
and district Jewish Community in Przasnysz
Przasnysz
on Virtual Shtetl Przasnysz
Przasnysz
city government webpage Przasnysz
Przasnysz
commune government webpage Przasnysz
Przasnysz
on the map, via www.pilot.pl[permanent dead link] webpage about the book "Misjonarze i Barbarzyńcy. Opowieści o codziennym życiu przasnyskiego ogólniaka w latach 1923-2005"

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Coordinates: 53°02′N 20°53′E / 53.033°N 20.883°E / 53.033; 20.883

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