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    Maria Skłodowska-Curie, (born 7 November 1867 – died 4 July 1934 ) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw from April 1924. Born in Warsaw, a great scientist, the co-originator of radioactivity studies. She spent most of her life in France, where her scientific career developed. She was the precursor of a new branch of chemistry – radiochemistry. Her achievements include the development of the radioactivity theory, techniques for isolating radioactive isotopes and the discovery of two new elements –...

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    Ferdynand Foch, (born 2 November 1851 - died 20 March 1929) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since April 1923. Marshal of France, Great Britain and Poland. An outstanding leader and theoretician in the art of war. One of the heroes of World War I. Before its outbreak he was a lecturer at the French Military Academy. As Commander of the Ninth Army he largely contributed to the victory at the Battle of the Marne in 1914. In 1917, he became Chief of the General Staff. In 1918, he conducted a...

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    Lucjan Żeligowski, (born 17 October 1865 – died 9 July 1947) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw since October 1920. General of arms, military commander. He was born in Nieśwież. Son of Gustaw, an insurrectionist from 1863, and Władysława of Traczewscy. In 1885 joined the Russian Army. He participated in the Russo-Japanese war in the years 1904-1905. During the 1st World War he was in command of an infantry regiment. After the February Revolution in 1917 he was one of the organisers of the Polish...

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    Maxime Weygand, (born 1867 – died 1965) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw from 23 August 1920. WW I veteran. From November 1917 he was a member of the High Military Council, and from March 1918 head of the General Staff. Between 1920 and 1922 the head of a Military Mission in Poland responsible for training and supplying the Polish Armed Forces. He took part in the Battle of Warsaw and the fighting off of the Red Army, serving as the military advisor in Marshal Piłsudski’s staff. From 1923 the...

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    Józef Haller Hohorary Citizen of Warsaw Józef Haller, (born in 1873 – died in 1960) Honorary Citizen of Warsaw from 23 April 1919 Born on 13th of August 1873 in Jurczyce near Kraków, to a landowning family. After he graduated from university he was appointed to the rank of second lieutenant and started a 15-year period of service in the Austrian army. In the years 1895–1910 he served in the 11th...