Mieczyslaw Broniatowski

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Artur Mieczyslaw Broniatowski

Nicknames: "Mietek"
Birthplace: Częstochowa, Silesia, Poland
Death: Died
Cause of death: Heart failure
Immediate Family:

Son of Pinkus Szulem Broniatowski and Frymeta Broniatowska
Husband of <private> Broniatowska (Lewicka)
Father of <private> Broniatowski and Michal Broniatowski
Brother of <private> Broniatowski; Helena Broniatowska; <private> Rodau (Broniatowska); Irena Broniatowska and <private> Wiczyk (Broniatowska)

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About Artur Mieczyslaw Broniatowski

Arthur Mieczyslaw Broniatowski was an officer of the security apparatus of the Polish People's Republic. He was born into a family of Jewish origin, and starting in 1932, he studied medicine in France, and later in Krakow. He was a member of the "Academic Left" and the Communist Union of Polish Youth (KZMP). In 1935, he was sentenced to 1.5 years in prison for communist activities. During the Spanish Civil War, he joined the Spanish Communist Party, and served as a lieutenant in the the Jaroslaw Dabrowski fighting battalion of the XIII International Brigade. After the war, he was interned in France, and in 1943 escaped to the Soviet Union. On August 15, 1943, he joined the Tadeusz Kosciuszko 1st Infrantry Division, where he served as head of the Personnel Department of the Political-Educational Management Board. On August 1, 1944, he was transferred to the head of the Ministry of Public Security, Stanislaw Radkiewicz. After 1945, he was head of the Provincial Public Security Bureau in Warsaw, administering the Office of Public Safety (UB) in Plock and Rzeszow province. Given the rank of Major in the Polish People's Army, he served as Director of the Central School of the Ministry of Public Security in Lodz, Director of the Office of Social and Administrative Affairs in the Office of the Council of Ministers, and Director of the Department of Social and Administrative Affairs in the Ministry of the Interior. On September 17, 1946, he was awarded the Gold Cross of Merit by resolution of the Presidium of the National Council. His memoirs, entitled "It Started with the Pyrenees," were published in 1986. He died in Warsaw, where he is buried at the Powazki Military Cemetery.

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Mieczyslaw Broniatowski's Timeline

1912
April 5, 1912
Częstochowa, Silesia, Poland
1989
June 22, 1989
Age 77
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- 1966
Warsaw, Warszawa, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland

Title Zagadnienia prawne porządku publicznego
Author Mieczysław Broniatowski
Publisher Wydawn. Uniwersytetu warszawskiego, 1966
Length 57 pages

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- March 9, 1932
Krakow, Poland
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- 1968
Warsaw, Warszawa, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland
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Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland