Meet the Poles who went down in the history of the world. We present those whose achievements are celebrated beyond Polish borders.
The first leader and co-founder of the Independent Self-Governing Trade Union ‘Solidarity’, a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, a participant of the Round Table talks and the first President of the Republic of Poland after the democratic transition of 1989.
Poet, prose writer and translator, received the Nobel Prize in Literature for 1980 and the status of Righteous Among Nations.
She was the first woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize in two fields, and the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Polish writer, llaureate of the Nobel Prize for Literature for his four-volume novel ‘Chłopi’ (The Peasants).
One of the most popular Polish writers of the turn of the 20th century, laureate of the 1905 Nobel Prize in Literature for lifetime achievements.