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    prof. Władysław Findeisen Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since 18th June 2020 Born in 1926 in Poznań. In 1944, under secret schooling, he passed his Matura exam in the Stanisław Staszic General Secondary School in Warsaw and joined the Home Army. Took part in the Warsaw Uprising, fighting in the Śródmieście and Mokotów Districts. Captured and taken to a stalag and returned to Poland in 1945. That year he began his studies at the Faculty of Telecommunications of the Warsaw University...

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    Olga Tokarczuk Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since 18th June 2020 Born in 1962 in Sulechów. She graduated in psychology from the University of Warsaw. Author of novels The Journey of the Book People (1993), E.E. (1995), Primeval & Other Times (1996), House of Day, House of Night (1998), Final Stories (2004), Anna In in the Tombs of the World (2006), Flights (2007), Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead (2009), The Books of Jacob (2014), short story collections The Wardrobe (1998)...

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    Herbert Clark Hoover, (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) Resolution of the Council of the Capital City of Warsaw No. from November 1921. American politician, U.S. President, Republican Party activist. The well-known humanitarian activist for many years helped Poland after it regained independence. He became famous as an organiser of aid to civilians during the First World War. Until July 1919 the American Relief Administration, led by him, provided food assistance for 10 million people,...

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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...