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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...

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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...

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    Jerzy Karol Buzek, (born in 1940) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since June 2011. Professor Jerzy Karol Buzek, PhD. Eng., born on 3 July 1940 in Śmiłowice in the Cieszyn Silesia. Professor of technical sciences, MP in the third Sejm, and the Polish Prime Minister in the years 1997-2001, Member of the European Parliament. In the years 1957-1963 he studied at the Faculty of Mechanics and Power Engineering at the Silesian University of Technology. In 1963 he received the Diploma of M. Sc. Eng. in...

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    Rev. Archbishop Henryk Hoser, S.A.C. (born in 1941, died in 2021) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since June 2011. Rev. Archbishop Henryk Hoser, S.A.C., (born on 27 November 1942 in Warsaw). In 1944 his family moved to Pruszków, where Henryk completed primary and secondary school. In 1966 he graduated from the Medical University of Warsaw. Two years later he became a member of the Society of the Catholic Apostolate (the Pallottines). In the years 1969-1974 he studied philosophy and theology at...

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    Lidia Korska-Brusikiewicz (born 17 January 1934 - died 6 September 2013) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since June 2011. Lidia Korsak-Brusikiewicz, known by the general public as Lidia Korsakówna, was born on 17 January 1934 in Baranowicze (Baranovichi). A theatre and film actress, she has been associated with Warsaw’s stages since her very first performances. Her artistic career as a dancer and singer started in the 1950s, in the “Mazowsze” State Folk Song and Dance Ensemble, under the tutelage...

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    Henryk Skarżyński, (born in 1954) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since July 2010. Prof. Henryk Skarzynski, M.D., Ph.D., is a worldwide known otosurgeon, expert in otorhinolaryngology, audiology and phoniatrics; currently - national consultant in otorhinolaryngology in Poland; former national and regional consultant in audiology and phoniatrics. His innovative otosurgical methods are implemented in medical centers all over the world. First surgeon in Poland to perform cochlear implantation...

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    Aleksander Kwaśniewski (born 15 November 1954). Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since July 2010 He was born in Białogard. In the years 1973 -1977 he studied foreign trade at the Department of Transport Economics at the University of Gdańsk. During his studies he served as Chairman of the University Council of the Socialist Union of Polish Students (SZSP). fr0m 1977, he was a member of the Polish United Workers’ Party (PZPR) until it was dissolved in 1990. He was employed in journalism. He was...