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    Mr Paweł Pawlikowski Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since 30th May 2019 He wrote and directed Ida (2013), the first Polish film to win an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. He teaches at the National Film School in the UK and the Wajda Film School in Warsaw. He began his directorial career with documentaries, making several important films (including ones commissioned by the BBC), for which he received an Emmy International, Prix Italia and dozens of other awards. He considers...

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    Mr Jerzy Majkowski Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since 30th May 2019 He started working for the Underground State in 1942 (Szare Szeregi [Grey Ranks], District Wola, Giermkowie Wolności , Troop IV, Squad III). He participated in the operations of the so called minor sabotage. On 2 August 1944, after the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising, he joined “Anna” Company of the NOW-AK „Gustaw” Battalion in Wola District and assumed the pseudonym of “Czarny”. He fought in the battles on Wolska St. and...

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    Ms Halina Jędrzejewska Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since 30th May 2019 In the Underground she was known under the pseudonym of Sławka, a front-line nurse during the Warsaw Uprising, later a doctor, and a veteran activist. She graduated from the Juliusz Słowacki Secondary School in Warsaw and passed the secondary school leaving exam in July 1944 under the underground education framework. She started working for the Underground State in July 1940 when she joined the 3. Czerwona Warszawska...

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    Wojciech Roszkowski (born on 20 June 1947 in Warsaw) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since 7 June 2018 A politician, economist and scholar specialising in contemporary history, economic history and political sciences. In 1965 he graduated from the King Władysław IV General Secondary School No. 8 in Warsaw, and in 1971 he completed studies at the Faculty of Foreign Trade of the Central School of Planning and Statistics in Warsaw. In 1978 he defended his PhD dissertation, and in 1987 received a...

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    Anna Przedpełska-Trzeciakowska (born on 5 July 1927 in Warsaw) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since 7 June 2018 A translator of American and British literature. She graduated from the Cecylia Plater-Zyberkówna Private Girls’ School and completed English language studies the University of Warsaw. She was a medic during the During the Warsaw Uprising (alias Grodzka). After the War she worked at the English editorial office of the “Czytelnik” Publishing Cooperative. She was an active member of...

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    Janina Maria Ochojska (born on 12 March 1955 in Gdańsk) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since 7 June 2018 A humanitarian activist, the founder of the Polish Humanitarian Action, an astronomer. She graduated from General Secondary School No. 1 in Zabrze. In 1980 she completed her studies in the field of astronomy at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Until 1984 she worked at the Department of Astrophysics of the Polish Academy of Sciences at the Astronomical Centre in Toruń. Since the...

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    Anna Jakubowska alias Paulinka (born on 26 May 1927 in Warsaw, died 13 July 2022 in Warsaw) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since 7 June 2018 A combatant and social activist, an insurgent in the Warsaw Uprising. During World War II she was a member of the resistance, first in the PET organisation, and later as a messenger and medic in the shock troops transformed into the “Zośka” Battalion of the Home Army. She fought in the Warsaw Uprising in the “Zośka” Battalion, the “Maciek” company,...

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    Marian Turski Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since 1 March 2018 He was born in 1926 in Druskieniki as Mosze Turbowicz. He was 14 years old when he found himself in the Łódź Ghetto, where he worked for the Lewica Związkowa (Trade Unions’ Left) underground organisation. He was taken away to the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp in one of the last transports in 1944. There, the Germans murdered his father and brother. In 1945, he survived two death marches: from Auschwitz to Buchenwald in January, and from...

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    Krystyna Budnicka Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since 1 March 2018 She was born in 1932 in Warsaw as Hena Kuczer. During World War II she lived in the Warsaw Ghetto from its establishment to September 1943. In July 1942, some members of her family were taken away to the camp in Treblinka. Her brothers were members of the Jewish Combat Organisation and fought during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. During the Uprising and after its fall, Ms Budnicka was hiding together with her parents and some...

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    Halina Birenbaum Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since 1 March 2018 She was born in 1929 in Warsaw. During World War II she lived in the Warsaw Ghetto from its establishment to mid-May 1943. Some of her family members died during the displacement operations of 1942. During the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising she was hiding together with her mother and her brother’s wife in the bunker at 3 Miła Street. Later, she was held in concentration camps in Majdanek, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Ravensbrück and...

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    Daniel Olbrychski (born on 27 February 1945 in Łowicz) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since 8 June 2017 A stage and screen actor, born on 27 February 1945 in Łowicz. In 1963 he graduated from Stefan Batory Secondary School in Warsaw and in 1971 passed an external examination at the PWST National Academy of Theatre Arts in Warsaw. He has cooperated on many occasions with such directors as Andrzej Wajda, Kazimierz Kutz, Krzysztof Zanussi, Jerzy Hoffman and Krzysztof Kieślowski. In his exceptionally...

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    Wiesław Johann (born on 9 September 1939 in Ashmyany) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since 8 June 2017 Lawyer, journalist, university teacher, judge emeritus of the Constitutional Tribunal. He was born on 9 September 1939 in Ashmyany. Since 1945, he has lived in Warsaw, where he graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Warsaw. He started his professional career by filling a position in the city centre Prosecutor’s Office, and later moved on to working as a legal advisor in craftsman...

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    Wanda Traczyk-Stawska (born on 7 April 1927 in Warsaw) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since 8 June 2017 Wanda Traczyk-Stawska AKA “Pączek” or “Atma”, born on 7 April 1927 in Warsaw, participant in the Warsaw Uprising, member of the Social Committee for Warsaw Insurgents Cemetery. From 1942, she was actively involved with the resistance movement against German occupation. As a member of the Gray Ranks, from 1943, as part of Operation N, she delivered death penalty letters to people sentenced to...

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    prof. Adam Justyn Strzembosz (born on 11 September 1930 in Warsaw) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since 16 June 2016 Lawyer, judge, professor of legal sciences, Vice Minister of Justice (1989 – 1990), the first President of the Supreme Court, and the Head of the State Tribunal (1990 – 1998); Knight of the Order of the White Eagle. He passed his secondary-school-leaving exams in 1949, after which he started a two-degree law course at the Jagiellonian University. He obtained a Master’s degree at...

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    Andrzej Wajda (born 6 March 1926 in Suwałki, died 9 October 2016) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since June 2015 Film, theatre and television director, set designer, screenwriter, educator. A senator of the Republic of Poland in the years 1989-1991. Knight of the Order of the White Eagle. From 1946 to 1949 he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. In 1953 he graduated from the Directing Department at the National Film School in Łódź. Two years later he made his cinema debut with the...

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    Professor Henryk Samsonowicz (born 23 January 1930 in Warsaw, died 28 May 2021 in Warsaw) Honorary Citizen of the Capital City of Warsaw from June 2015 Historian, medievalist, professor and rector of the University of Warsaw, minister of national education in the years 1989-1991.In 1950, he graduated from the Faculty of Humanistic Studies at the University of Warsaw, after which he began working there as an assistant. In 1954, he received a PhD for a thesis written under the supervision of...

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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...