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I am proud of my father
Prime Minister Stanisław Mackiewicz believed that there were four fathers of independent Poland – Michał Bobrzyński, Roman Dmowski, Józef Piłsudski and Władysław Studnicki. Poland.pl talks with the son of the latter, the economist Prof. Konrad Studnicki-Gizbert.
Martial law caused long-term damage to Poland
“Martial law is one of the few cases when Poles took up arms against other Poles, and it seemed that the civil war was a step away,” says Dr Maciej Wojtyński, a historian at the University of Warsaw.
75th Anniversary of "Raczyński's Note"
On December 10, 1942, the Polish government-in-exile appealed to signatory states of the United Nations Declaration with a request to prevent crimes being committed against the Jewish population in German-occupied Poland. On the 75th anniversary of the note’s submission, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is presenting an image of the original note, kept in The National Archives in London.
The bawdy soldier & the man of the world
In the Belvedere Palace, Józef Piłsudski was Commander and Chief of State. In the Bristol hotel, and later at the Royal Castle, Ignacy Paderewski was a genius-god. Both considered themselves to be saviour figures.
Museum about Poles who helped Jews in WWII to open New York branch
A Polish museum that honours Poles who helped rescue Jews during World War II will open a branch in New York, an official has said.
150th anniversary of the birth of Józef Piłsudski
Józef Piłsudski, the architect of independence in 1918 and one of the most outstanding statesmen in Polish history, was born on December 5th 1867 in Zułów, in the Vilnius region. His achievements and political concepts have been a source of inspiration and heated disputes for politicians, publicists and historians in Poland.
Józef Piłsudski – a life dedicated to an independent Poland
Throughout his life Józef Piłsudski fought for, and in defence of, Poland. As the most eminent representative of the “rebellious” generation, he first was in the socialist movement and then was in the ranks of the Riflemen and legionaries, where he strived to put Poland back on the map.
Get to know Tadeusz Kościuszko
The “Kościuszko. A Blockbuster Life” website presents the fate of the Polish hero of the struggle for freedom - Tadeusz Kosciuszko. The comic-film form and accessible content of the portal points to the untapped potential that lies in his biography.
Until recently no one has heard of Polish wine
Until recently no one has heard of Polish wine. It is a success that we produce wine and that it is getting better - told PAP enologist from the Jagiellonian University Adam Kiszka.
99th anniversary of regaining independence
After 123 years of occupation by Russia, Prussia and Austria-Hungary, on November 11th 1918, Poland regained its independence and the streets of Polish cities were swept by a euphoric mood. On that day, Germany signed a ceasefire ending the First World War, and the Regency Council bestowed Józef Piłsudski with full civil and military power.
Poland’s mountains, the sea, or perhaps its history, traditions, or a favourite dish? Take a picture, shoot a short film and share your post on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram on Polish Independence Day, November 11th, using the hashtag #likePolska. Show us what you like most about Poland.
150th anniversary of the birthday of Maria Skłodowska-Curie
She was the first Polish woman at the Sorbonne, the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first woman to be laid to rest at the famous Panthéon in Paris… Maria Skłodowska-Curie, born in Warsaw exactly 150 years ago, remains the most outstanding Polish researcher and global female scientist icon.