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Reverend Szimón Krofey MP (1545 - 1590)

"Szymon"

Szimón Krofey was born in 1545 in the Kashubian village of Dąbie, Gmina Bytów, Poland. His father, Wawrzyniec Krofey, was the mayor of Dąbie, and was well enough off to send young Szimón off to the uni...

5/5/2016 5/5/2016

Leon Heyke, ks. MP (1885 - 1939)

"Stanisław Czernicki nome de plume", "Leo", "Heyka"

Although Father Heyke's works were rarely published during the period of Communist rule, his life and writings now enjoy their proper place in Kashubian culture. In 2005 the Kashubian Institute...

4/8/2016 4/15/2016

Bolesław Andrzej Domański MP (1872 - 1939)

Bolesław Domański – polski duchowny katolicki, doktor filozofii, proboszcz Parafii Świętej Marii Magdaleny w Zakrzewie (Krajna), działacz Związku Polaków w Niemczech. Wikipedia PL

8/11/2015 8/29/2015

Franciszek Grucza, Ks. MP (1911 - 1993)

(poliski) (polski) (polski) Franciszek Grucza (1911–1993), was an outstanding priest, and translated the Gospels into the Kashubian language. His and many other testimonies led Chełmno Kazimierz ...

4/25/2015 4/25/2015

Zofia Ptach MP (1896 - 1970)

(Polish) In the town of Żukowo, Kartuzy County, in Kashubia, the Norbertine nuns made and decorated women's bonnets called złotnica.The embroidery was made with silver or gold threads. The designs of...

4/22/2015 4/23/2015

Jadwiga Ptach MP (1902 - 1968)

(Kashubian) (Polish) In the town of Żukowo, Kartuzy County, in Kashubia, the Norbertine nuns made and decorated women's bonnets called złotnica.The embroidery was made with silver or gold threads. ...

4/22/2015 4/23/2015

Józefina Antonina Studzińska MP (1837 - 1924)

"Berna"

10/14/2010 4/22/2015

Michał Antoni Studziński MP (1836 - 1914)

Arrived at Quebec, Canada in 1868.

10/14/2010 4/22/2015

John S. Flizikowski MP (1868 - 1934)

"Jan", "José"

Flizikowski designed the Polish Museum of America and White Eagle Brewing Co. See Photos in Media section of John's profile John S. Flizikowski (also known as José; born April 19, 1868 in Preußisch S...

5/16/2014 5/17/2014

Art Modern MP (deceased)

From Renfrew County - Wilno Kashubian Museum

3/20/2014 3/20/2014

Paul Joseph Yakabushi MP (1922 - 1987)

Paul was the first elected Kashubian Canadian politican. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1963 to 1987, as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party. Yakabuski was born in B...

1/21/2014 1/21/2014

Father Bernard Sychta MP (1907 - 1982)

Born on March 21, 1907 in Puzdrowie in Kashuby. He attended high school in Wejherowo. After he graduated high school in 1927, he entered the Seminary in Pelplin. After completing his theological studie...

1/14/2014 1/14/2014

Alojzy Nagel MP (1930 - 1998)

Aloysius Nagel was one of the most important and the most prominent Kashubian artists. He was a poet, writer and author of children's books and family history. 1994 - received Literary Award Gdańsk ...

1/14/2014 1/14/2014

preußischer Generalfeldmarschall und Begründer des Adelsgeschlechts Yorck von Wartenburg. Sein Vater David Jonathan von Yorck, * 7. Juli 1721 in Rowe (heute polnisch: Rowy) im Kreis Stolp in Pommer...

7/18/2011 11/21/2013

Roman Teodor Janta-Połczyński (1849-1916) – działacz polityczny i gospodarczy. Wikipedia PL Działacz gospodarczy i polityczny na Pomorzu Gdańskim oraz w Wielkopolsce, poseł do parlamentu niemieckiego. ...

10/8/2011 11/20/2013

Günter Wilhelm Grass MP (1927 - 2015)

Günter Wilhelm Grass (born 16 October 1927) is a Nobel Prize-winning German author, poet, playwright, sculptor and artist. He was born in the Free City of Danzig (now Gdańsk, Poland). In 1945, he cam...

11/29/2011 11/11/2013

Józef Wrycza, Father MP (1884 - 1961)

Józef Wrycza ps. „Rawycz”, „Delta”, „Śmiały”, zwany również księdzem generałem – proboszcz Wojska Polskiego, duchowny katolicki, legendarny działacz niepodległościowy na Pomorzu w latach 1917-1920, dzi...

10/11/2012 11/10/2013

Jan Styp Rekowski urodził się w Płotowie. Jego żoną była Weronika Bruska, z którą miał 12 dzieci, w tym 7 synów. Jan Styp Rekowski prowadzenie gospodarstwa rolnego przekazał swoim braciom i żonie. Sam ...

5/21/2010 11/10/2013

Leon Janta Połczyński – polski ziemianin, polityk, działacz społeczny, minister rolnictwa i dóbr narodowych, senator I i III kadencji w II RP. Wikipedia PL In 1920, one of the signatories for the Pol...

10/7/2011 11/10/2013

Polski prozaik, poeta, dziennikarz, publicysta, tłumacz, rotmistrz rezerwy kawalerii Wojska Polskiego, kolekcjoner, bibliofil, posiadacz wielu "białych kruków". Aleksander Janta-Połczyński na świat...

10/8/2011 11/10/2013

Music - Folk/Traditional MP (deceased)

Watch YouTube video - Oglądaj wideo z YouTube 1. Kaszëbë nuty - 2. Kaszuby - Tu Je Naszo Ziemia (Górol dlo Kaszeba) ... Kashubian notes or Kashubian hieroglyphs is a popular Kashubian counting-ou...

10/28/2013 10/28/2013

Leszek (Lech) Mieczysław Zygmunt Bądkowski MP (1920 - 1984)

"aka Buntkowski"

Lech Bądkowski (b. January 24, 1920, Toruń, Poland, d. February 24, 1984, Gdańsk) - writer, journalist, publicist and Kashubian-Pomeranian activist, promoter of regional history and culture, co-founder...

10/27/2013 10/27/2013

Jarosław Śmietana MP (1951 - 2013)

Watch YouTube video - Oglądaj wideo z YouTube 1. Story of Polish Jazz - 3. Bieganie Po Manhatanie - . l

10/17/2013 10/17/2013

Watch YouTube video - Oglądaj wideo z YouTube 1. Story of Polish Jazz - Jarosław Śmietana

10/16/2013 10/16/2013

Watch YouTube video - Oglądaj wideo z YouTube 1. Natalia Szroeder - Natalia Szroeder is an up and coming Kazubian singer from Parchowo. Natalia sings in Kaszubian, Polish and English. Potrzebny j...

10/16/2013 10/16/2013

Book Synopsis from Amazon People in Southeastern Minnesota are a small yet distinct group of people; small, because in a world-view they are few in number, emigrated from a small area in Poland, and ...

10/14/2013 10/14/2013

Author: Shirley Mask Connolly In 2009, the Polish Ambassador to Canada, H.E. Zenon Kosiniak-Kamysz, awarded Shirley Mask Connolly the Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit for her outstanding contribu...

10/14/2013 10/14/2013

Maria Krystyna Krakowska MP (1913 - 2007)

PRO MEMORIA. MARIA KRYSTYNA KRAKOWSKA, primo voto Rodziewicz z rodu Janta-Połczyńskich h. Bończa. Dzieciństwo i młodość spędziła w Poznaniu. Studiowała w Szkole Gospodarstwa, potem historię sztuk...

10/8/2011 10/11/2013

Jan Rompski MP (1913 - 1969)

"Rómpsczi; twin of Brunon"

Jan Rompski (Kashubian language: Jón Rómpsczi) (8 December 1913 – 30 December 1969) was a Kashubian activist, poet, writer, journalist and ethnographer. He was one of the most important people in the o...

10/11/2013 10/11/2013

Jan Trepczyk MP (1907 - 1989)

"Trepczik"

Jan Trepczyk (Kashubian: Jan Trepczik; 22 October 1907 in Strysza Buda, Kartuzy – 3 September 1989, in Wejherowo, Poland) was one of the most accomplished Kashubian poets, and also a songwriter, a Kash...

10/11/2013 10/11/2013

Józef Rufin Wybicki herbu Rogala – polski pisarz i polityk , z wykształcenia prawnik. Poseł na sejm w I Rzeczypospolitej. Uczestnik konfederacji barskiej. Reformator praw w Polsce przedrozbiorowej. Ucz...

9/10/2010 10/11/2013

Anna Łajming MP (1904 - 2003)

Pisarka, której utwory (wspomnienia, powieści, sztuki teatralne) poświęcone są Kaszubom z okresu sprzed I i II wojny światowej. Pisała po polsku wplatając w tekst kaszubskie dialogi. Od 1973 była człon...

5/6/2010 10/11/2013

Hieronim Jan Derdowski MP (1852 - 1902)

"kaszb.: Hieronim Derdowsczi lub Jarosz Derdowsczi"

Hieronim Derdowski (kaszb.: Hieronim Derdowsczi lub Jarosz Derdowsczi) – poeta kaszubski, humorysta, dziennikarz, wydawca prasy emigracyjnej w USA. Autor powiedzenia "Nie ma Kaszub bez Polonii, a bez K...

12/20/2008 10/11/2013

Jan Paweł Karnowski MP (1886 - 1939)

"Jan Karnowsczi", "Wôś Budzysz"

Jan Karnowski (csb: Jan Karnowsczi, pseudonim "Wôś Budzysz", ur. 16 maja 1886 w Czarnowie w pow. chojnickim, zm. 2 października 1939 w Wyrzysku) – sędzia, poeta kaszubski, ideolog ruchu Młodokaszubskie...

3/5/2013 10/11/2013

prof. Gerard Labuda MP (1916 - 2010)

Gerard Labuda (1916–) was a Polish historian whose main fields of interest were the Middle Ages and the Western Slavs. He was born in what became the Polish Corridor after World War I. He lived and die...

3/7/2013 10/11/2013

Florian Stanisław Wenanty Ceynowa MP (1817 - 1881)

"także Cejnowa", "kasz. Cenôwa"

Florian Ceynowa (Kashubian Florión Cenôwa) (May 4, 1817 – March 26, 1881) was a doctor, political activist, writer, and linguist. He undertook efforts to identitfy Kashubian language, culture and tradi...

10/10/2013 10/10/2013

Father Aloysius Rekowski MP (1921 - 2006)

(article in Kaszëbsczi follows) Aloysius J. Rekowski (1921-2006) was a Roman Catholic priest, Scriptual scholar, historian, and translator. He was born to Kashubian-Canadian parents on October 23, 19...

9/7/2013 10/10/2013

Aleksander Jan Alojzy Majkowski MP (1876 - 1938)

"kasz. Aleksander Majkòwsczi"

Aleksander Majkowski is regarded as the leading figure in the Kashubian movement and the founder of its historic and intellectual base. By design, he captured the Kashubian cultural ideology in the lit...

10/10/2013 10/10/2013