|Born||24 January 1921|
|Died||14 March 2007 86) (aged|
Zygmunt Kęstowicz (24 January 1921 – 14 March 2007) was a Polish actor. He appeared in more than 25 films and television shows between 1954 and 1997.
Zygmunt Bauman was a Polish sociologist and philosopher. He was driven out of the Polish People's Republic during the 1968 Polish political crisis and forced to give up his Polish citizenship. He emigrated to Israel; three years later he moved to the United Kingdom. He resided in England from 1971, where he studied at the London School of Economics and became Professor of Sociology at the University of Leeds, later Emeritus. Bauman was a social theorist, writing on issues as diverse as modernity and the Holocaust, postmodern consumerism and liquid modernity.
Zygmunt Krasiński was a Polish poet traditionally ranked with Adam Mickiewicz and Juliusz Słowacki as one of Poland's Three Bards – the trio of Romantic poets who influenced national consciousness in the period of Poland's political bondage. He was the most famous member of the aristocratic Krasiński family.
Florian Witold Znaniecki was a Polish philosopher and sociologist who taught and wrote in Poland and in the United States. Over the course of his work he shifted his focus from philosophy to sociology. He remains a major figure in the history of Polish and American sociology; the founder of Polish academic sociology, and of an entire school of thought in sociology. He won international renown as co-author, with William I. Thomas, of the study, The Polish Peasant in Europe and America (1918–1920), which is considered the foundation of modern empirical sociology. He also made major contributions to sociological theory, introducing terms such as humanistic coefficient and culturalism.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the Polish government department tasked with maintaining Poland's international relations and coordinating its participation in international and regional supra-national political organisations such as the European Union and United Nations. The head of the ministry holds a place in the Council of Ministers.
Brześć Kujawski Voivodeship was a unit of administrative division and local government in the Kingdom of Poland, from the 14th century to the Second Partition of Poland in 1793. It was part of the historic Kujawy region and the Greater Polish prowincja. Originally, its name was Brzesc Voivodeship, but after the 1569 Union of Lublin, it was renamed into Brzesc Kujawski Voivodeship, to distinguish it from Lithuanian Brest Litovsk Voivodeship.
Mstislaw Voivodeship or Mścisław Voivodeship was a unit of administrative division and local government in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, since the 15th century until the Partitions of Poland in 1795.
The Inflanty Voivodeship, or Livonian Voivodeship, also known as Polish Livonia, was an administrative division and local government in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, since it was formed in the 1620s out of the Wenden Voivodeship and lasted until the First Partition of Poland in 1772. The Inflanty Voivodeship was one of the few territories of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth to be ruled jointly by Poland and Lithuania.
Siegmund Lubin was a German-American motion picture pioneer who founded the Lubin Manufacturing Company (1902–1917) of Philadelphia.
Zygmunt Gloger was a Polish historian, archaeologist, geographer and ethnographer, bearer of the Wilczekosy coat of arms. Gloger founded the precursor of modern and widely popular Polish Tourist and Sightseeing Society PTTK.
Lipno is a town in Poland, in Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, about 40 km (25 mi) southeast of Toruń. It is the administrative seat of Lipno County and of Gmina Lipno. Its population is 14,791 (2010).
Klan is a Polish soap opera that premiered on September 22, 1997 on the public TVP1 channel. With more than 3,600 episodes spannig over 22 seasons, the show has been the longest-running Polish TV series. It airs from Monday to Friday at 6.00 p.m. on TVP1.
Stawka większa niż życie was a Polish black and white TV series about the adventures of a soviet secret agent, captain Hans Kloss, who acts as a double agent in the Abwehr during Second World War in occupied Poland.
Kalisz Voivodeship 1314–1793 was an administrative unit of Poland from 1314 to the Second Partition of Poland in 1793. It was part of the Greater Polish Province. Its capital was in Kalisz, and together with neighboring Poznań Voivodeship, Kalisz elected general starosta of Greater Poland. The sejmiks for the two voivodeships took place at Środa Wielkopolska, while general sejmik for the whole Province of Greater Poland took place in Koło, at the Bernardine Abbey.
Zygmunt Antoni Smalcerz is a retired Polish weightlifter who won the gold medal in the flyweight class at the 1972 Olympics. He also competed at the 1976 Games, but had to withdraw due to injury.
The Archdiocese of Szczecin-Kamień is an archdiocese located in the cities of Szczecin and Kamień Pomorski in Poland. With 24,3% of its population attending church services weekly or more in 2013 it is the least devoutly religious diocese in Poland.
Krasiński is the surname of a Polish noble family. Krasińska is the feminine form. The name derives from the village of Krasne in Masovia. The family dates from the 14th century. Its members were landowners and politically active in Masovia, Lithuania and Halychyna. The Krasiński family has produced officers, politicians and bishops. Probably its most celebrated member is the 19th-century poet, Zygmunt Krasiński, one of Poland's Three Bards.
Book of Potions is an augmented reality video game developed by London Studio in conjunction with J. K. Rowling and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment as a companion to the Harry Potter series and as a followup to the Wonderbook's debut title, Book of Spells. It was released in Europe on 15 November 2013 and North America on 12 November 2013, alongside Diggs Nightcrawler and Walking with Dinosaurs.
Paweł Jan Zygmunt is a retired Polish speed skater. He was born in Krosno. He competed at the 1994 Winter Olympics, 1998 Winter Olympics, 2002 Winter Olympics and 2006 Winter Olympics. In 2002 in Salt Lake City he placed 14th in men's 5,000 metres and 14th in 10,000 metres. In Turin in 2006 he placed 18th in 5,000 metres.
Zygmunt Ziembiński OPR, usually cited as Z. Ziembinski, was a Polish legal philosopher, logician and one of the most prominent theoreticians of law in Poland in the second half of the 20th century.
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