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    Captain (rotmistrz) Witold Pilecki, (born 13 May 1901, died 25 May 1948) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw from May 2009 Born in Olonets, in the northern Russia, where the Pilecki family had been resettled by the Russian authorities in reprisal for the participation in the January Uprising. His service for Poland began during the war with the Bolsheviks in 1920. As a cavalryman he took part in the defence of Grodno and the liberation of Vilnius. He was twice awarded the Cross of Valour. During...

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    The Dalai Lama, (born 6 July 1935) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since May 2009. Born to a peasant family in the village of Taktser in north-eastern Tibet, near the city of Xining, as Lhamo Dhondrub. At the age of two, after a long search for the next incarnations of the Dalai Lama,maintained according to centuries-old Tibetan tradition , he was recognised as the incarnation of the 13th Dalai Lama, Thubten Gyatso. The Dalai Lama received a new name: Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin...

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    Bishop Józef Zawitkowski, (Wał, the District of Nowe Miasto by the Pilica River, 23 November 1938 - Warsaw 29 October 2020) An Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since June 2008. Born on 23 November 1938 in Wał, the District of Nowe Miasto by the Pilica River. In 1956 he entered the Warsaw Seminary, and on 20 May 1962 he was ordained to the priesthood by Primate Stefan Wyszyński. He was a vicar in Krośniewice, Legionowo, in the parish of Saint Paul’s Conversion in Warsaw, in the parish of Saint...

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    Erwin Axer, (born in 1917 - died in 1935) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since June 2008. Born on 1st January 1917 in Vienna, a Polish theatre director, theatrical columnist and author of memoirs. In 1939 he graduated from the State Institute of Theatrical Art. He made his debut on the stage with Eugene O’Neill’s play The Moon of the Caribbes. After the start of war he came back do Lviv, where he spent three years (1939 – 1942). During the Soviet occupation, when The Polish Drama Theatre was...

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    Stefan Starba-Bałuk, (born 15 January in 1914, died 30 January in 2014) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since June 2008. Born on 15 January 1914 in Warsaw, he completed the J. Zamoyski Lower Secondary School and graduated from the Faculty of Finance and Economics of the School of Political Sciences in Warsaw. In 1939, when the war broke out, he was a third-year student of the Faculty of Law of the University of Warsaw. In September 1939 he was assigned to the 9th armoured battalion in Lublin,...