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    Juliusz Wiktor Gomulicki, (born 17 October 1909, died 8 July 2006) An Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since April 1994- he did not agree to accept the title. Resolution of the Council of the Capital City of Warsaw No. LXII/366/1994 from 28/03/1994. A Warsaw-expert, literature historian, editor, essayist, the most outstanding expert on the works of Cyprian Kamil Norwid. He studied law at Warsaw Univeristy and at the Academy of Political Sciences. Love for his home city – Warsaw – and for books was...

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    Margaret Susan (Sue) Ryder, (born 3 July 1923 – died 2 October 2000) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw from April 1993. The Resolution of the Council of the Capital City of Warsaw No. XLII/244/93 of 1 March 1993. A charity activist. During World War II she belonged to the FANNY organisation - the British Women's Auxiliary Air Force, and to the Polish unit of secret sabotage services. Already by wartime she had established an international foundation for helping the victims of military actions. Sue...

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    Jan Podoski, (born 2 January 1904, died 24 November 1998) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw from April 1993. Resolution of the Council of the Capital City of Warsaw No. XLIV/251/93 of 29 March 1993. Engineer of electric traction, Professor at Warsaw University of Technology, advocate of building the underground in Warsaw. He was a world-renowned specialist in the field of electric traction and municipal transport. He is considered to be the founder of the Polish school of planning of communication...

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    Jerzy Waldorff, (born May 4 in 1910 died December 29 in 1999) Resolution of the Council of the Capital City of Warsaw No. XXX/170/92 of April 13 1992. Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since April 1992. Polish writer, journalist, music critic and social activist. Born in Warsaw, he graduated in law from the University of Poznan and graduated from the Music Conservatory in Poznan. During the occupation, he worked in the Warsaw literary-musical underground. He was a columnist, editor and author of...

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    Zbigniew Porczyński, (born in 1919 – died in 2000) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since April 1992 Resolution of the Council of the Capital City of Warsaw No. XXX/169/92 of 13 April 1992 He was born a Varsovian. After receiving his maturity exam, he went to the military academy in Ostrów-Komorowo. During the September Campaign he served as a second lieutenant. He took an active part in the Armia Krajowa [Home Army] resistance movement during the German occupation period. After his release from...

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    Janina Porczyńska, (born in 1927 - died in 2009) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since April 1992 Resolution of the Council of the Capital City of Warsaw No. XLIV/251/93 of 13 April 1992 Born in 1972 in Białka Królewska near Lviv. In 1940 she and her family were deported to Siberia. Porczyńska graduated from high school in Rhodesia. In England, she studied sociology and fine arts. Together with her husband Zbigniew Porczyński, she created a rich collection of European painting and Western...

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    Aleksander Gieysztor, (born 17 July 1916 - died 9 February 1999) An Honorary Citizen of Warsaw from April 1992. Resolution of the Council of the Capital City of Warsaw No. XXX/168/92 of 13 April 1992. An eminent scholar and historian for almost all his life connected with Warsaw. He lived in the capital from 1921. During the occupation he was active in the underground army. He took part in the Warsaw Uprising, where he was taken prisoner. During the war he connected underground activities...

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    Stanisław Broniewski-Orsza, (born 29 December 1915 - died 30 December 2000) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw from April 1992. Resolution of the Council of the Capital City of Warsaw No. XXX/167/92 of 13 April 1992. A distinguished activist of the scouting movement and one of the best known members of the Polish resistance movement. He acted under the pseudonyms Stefan Orsza, Witold, K. Krzemień. He commanded the Operation Arsenal. He was the commanding officer of the Warsaw Banner of the Grey...

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    Eugenia Kierbedziowa, (born 1855 - died 10 July 1946) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since April 1929 Daughter of Stanisław Kierbedź, the famous builder of steel truss bridges, including the first steel bridge in Warsaw, closes the roster of pre-war Honorary Citizens of Warsaw. However, the Council of Warsaw honoured Eugenia Kierbedziowa for her own merits in respect of the capital. She was a great philanthropist. In 1914 she donated to the city a building in Koszykowa Street specially-built and...

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    Maria Skłodowska-Curie, (born 7 November 1867 – died 4 July 1934 ) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw from April 1924. Born in Warsaw, a great scientist, the co-originator of radioactivity studies. She spent most of her life in France, where her scientific career developed. She was the precursor of a new branch of chemistry – radiochemistry. Her achievements include the development of the radioactivity theory, techniques for isolating radioactive isotopes and the discovery of two new elements –...