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From Berezina to Río de la Plata
Florian Czarnyszewicz was a great writer who was, until recently, seemingly obscure. In fact, so few people had heard of him that when the famous American rock star Steven Tyler announced several years ago that his grandfather had been a Pole named Czarnyszewicz, hardly any noteworthy media outlets deemed it necessary to report that surprising fact.
Powązki and Bródno cemeteries are waiting...
"This is the unlucky 500th episode. Probably one of the last, because Powązki and Bródno are waiting," said Paweł Zarzeczny in the last episode of the "One Man Show". Today he is no longer with us. He answered the call of God, although it is hard to believe that he is no longer with us.
Polish sailors pull off incredible feat
Polish sailors have performed an extraordinary feat. The crew of the Katharsis II sailed around the Antarctic without a stop. According to the wprost.pl website, the Poles had been sailing for 72 days, 5 hours, 33 minutes, and 44 seconds.
Primate of Poland step closer to beatification
Pope Francis has recognised the “heroic virtue” of the late Polish Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński, meaning that the former Primate of Poland, who defended the country's religious freedom under communism, is now a step closer to beatification and possible sainthood.
Act of the Union of Lublin on UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register
The 1569 Act of the Union of Lublin was inscribed on UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register. Under the terms of the document, the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania overcame their differences to form a Commonwealth. As UNESCO pointed out, the act offers a unique testimony to a voluntary union of two equal countries in the early modern age.
Professor Michał Bobrzyński
Michał Bobrzyński was born on 30 September 1849 in Krakow as a son of a doctor. In 1872, he became a doctor of law, and in the following year he received tenure. He was primarily interested in the history of the law and Polish political system, but he also eagerly attended classes in psychiatry, and in the evenings, he devoted himself to astronomical observations. At the age of 34, he became a full member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Cardinal Aleksander Kakowski
The Bishop of Warsaw, Primate of the Kingdom of Poland and member of the Regency Council was born to a noble family on 5 February 1862 in Dębiny near Przasnysz.
Polish FM delivers speech on foreign policy tasks in 2018
Polish diplomacy chief Jacek Czaputowicz delivered Information of the Minister of Foreign Affairs on Polish foreign policy tasks in 2018.
Art in 3D - experts from Łódź are working on a VR system for presenting oil painting
Virtual reality (VR) technology can be used to present works of art. One of the companies in BioNanoPark Łódź is the first in Poland to develop a system that uses photogrammetry to digitise oil paintings and present them in 3D.
Polish foreign minister visits United Kingdom
“We bear in mind the great historical past, as we build and strengthen our bilateral relations nowadays,” said Minister Jacek Czaputowicz at a joint press conference with UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.
Poland's Kamil Stoch wins Raw Air tournament, seals World Cup title
Poland’s top ski jumper Kamil Stoch won the Raw Air 10-stage series of World Cup events in Norway and secured his second Crystal Globe a week before the end of the season.