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    Jerzy Owsiak (born 6 October 1953 in Gdańsk) Honorary Citizen of the Capital City of Warsaw from June 2014. A radio and television journalist, an author of music programmes, the founder of the Woodstock Festival, the initiator, founder and President of the “Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity” Foundation. At the age of eight, he moved with his parents to Warsaw, where his mother had lived before the war. Here, he graduated from an economic secondary school. Following his matura exam and...

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    Mieczysław Szostek (born 20 September 1933 in Legionowo) Honorary Citizen of the Capital City of Warsaw from June 2014. A surgeon, Professor of Medicine, Deputy to the Sejm, Chairman of the National Council of the Capital City of Warsaw in 1981-1990. Until 3 September 1939, he lived in Legionowo. After the outbreak of the war, the family was evacuated to the vicinity of Siedlce, where he completed his primary and secondary school. In 1952-1958, he studied at the Medical Academy in Warsaw....

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    Jan Olszewski (born 20 August 1930 in Warsaw, died 7 February 2019 in Warsaw) Honorary Citizen of the Capital City of Warsaw from June 2014. A lawyer, politician, Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland (5 December 1991 – 5 June 1992). During the occupation, he was a member of the Grey Ranks. After the war, he was employed at the Ministry of Justice and the Polish Academy of Sciences. Later, he was an editor of the “Po Prostu” weekly. In 1956-1962, he was a member of the Club of the Crooked...

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    Zbigniew Romaszewski (born 2 January 1940 in Warsaw, died 13 February 2014 in Warsaw) Honorary Citizen of the Capital City of Warsaw since June 2013. A politician, opposition activist during the period of the People's Republic of Poland, Doctor of Physics, Senator (seven consecutive terms of office in the years 1989-2011), Deputy Chairman of the seventh term Senate, a member of the State Tribunal. After the Warsaw Uprising he was taken with his mother to the Gross-Rosen work camp. He...

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    Irena Santor (born December 9, 1934, in Papowo Biskupie) Honorary Citizen of the Capital City of Warsaw since June 2013. A soloist in the “Mazowsze”, State Folk Group of Song and Dance, a singer (mezzo-soprano), winner of national and international competitions, performer of songs, many of which have become hits. Her professional career began in 1951, in the “Mazowsze” State Folk Group of Song and Dance. In those times came her first big hit ”Ej, przeleciał ptaszek". In 1959 she recorded for...

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    Maria Janion, (born on December 24, 1926 in Mońki) Honorary Citizen of the Capital City of Warsaw since June 2013. A historian of literature and ideas, a researcher of Polish culture of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, teacher of many generations of scholars, literary critic, expert on Polish and European romanticism, full member of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Professor at the Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences. She studied Polish philology, first at...

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    Stanisław Wyganowski, (born in 1919, died in 2017) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since May 2012. Stanisław Wyganowski was born in Ligota (Łask District) in 1919, a Doctor of Economics, urban planner, Local-Government activist, and between 1990 and 1994 The Mayor of the City of Warsaw. Died in Warsaw in 2017. He participated in the September Campaign of 1939, and during the Nazi occupation he served in the Home Army (2nd Infantry Division, “Jodła” district among others), taking part in...

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    Jerzy Regulski, (born in 1924, died in 2015) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since May 2012. Prof. Jerzy Regulski was born in Zarybie, a co-founder and the President of the Council of Founders of the Foundation in Support of Local Democracy Development (since 1989), Profesor of Higher Schools of Public Administration in Białystok and Szczecin. During the occupation period he was a second lieutenant of the National Armed Forces. A member of the Management Board of the Society of Brotherly Help...

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    Sławomir Pietras (born in 1943) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since May 2012. Sławomir Pietras was born in 1943 in Czeladź, he is a lawyer by education, a director of Polish opera houses by profession. A publicist, pedagogue, opera and ballet art populariser. For over 30 years he managed opera houses in Wrocław, Łódź, Warsaw and Poznań in turn. A graduate from the Faculty of Law of Adam Mickiewicz University. During his studies he founded and was the first President of the Association of Opera...

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    Witold Kieżun, (born 6 February 1922 in Vilnius, died 12 June 2021 in Warsaw) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since May 2012. Prof. Witold J. Kieżun was born in Vilnius in 1922. a Professor of Economics, an academic, a management theoretician, a representative of the Polish School of praxeology, a soldier in the Polish Home Army (AK), a second lieutenant during WWII, a partisan during the Warsaw Uprising and a prisoner in Soviet gulags. In 1931, he moved to Warsaw, where in 1939 he graduated from...