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  • Władysława "Limba” Kostak (1908 - 2001)
    First Miss Polonia in Poland in 1929 and 1st Runner-Up of Miss Europe 1929. After the start of World War II, she left Poland with her husband and step-son, they left through Romania and settled in so...
  • Jan Brzechwa (1898 - 1966)
    Jan Brzechwa (1898-1966) was a Polish poet and author, known mostly for his contribution to children's literature. He was born Jan Wiktor Lesman to a Polish family of Jewish descent. Wikipedia EN
  • General Józef Grzegorz Chłopicki h. Nieczuja (1771 - 1854)
    Józef Grzegorz Chłopicki (Polish pronunciation: [%CB%88juz%C9%9Bf xwɔˈpit͡skʲi]; 14 March 1771 – 30 September 1854) was a Polish general who was involved in fighting in Europe at the time of Napoleon a...
  • Wiktor Chajes (1875 - c.1941)
    Martyre of the 2nd World War Wiktor Chajes was a noted polish banker from 1900 to the 2d Wolrd War in Lwow and during the second Republic, and one of the four vice-presidents of the town of Lwow ( wi...
  • Sygurd Wiśniowski (1841 - 1892)
    Jan Sygurd Wiśniowski – polski pisarz, reportażysta, tłumacz, nowelista, felietonista, podróżnik. Urodził się 6 kwietnia 1841 roku w Paniowcach Zielonych w powiecie borszczowskim, w Galicji, w polski...

This project is to honour all the Polish men and women who made a contribution to the world in the field of medicine, science, literature, sports, engineering, entertainment, art, etc. who were born in Poland or elsewhere in the world. The Famous Polish People Project is partially replacing Geni Polska. (Geni Polska is now a portal project and profiles can no longer be added to it).