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Rev. Szimón Krofey (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...

5/5/2016 5/5/2016

Leon Heyke, ks. (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 Polak&...

8/11/2015 8/29/2015

Franciszek Grucza, Ks. (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 Cheł...

4/25/2015 4/25/2015

Zofia Ptach (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. ...

4/22/2015 4/23/2015

Jadwiga Ptach (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 ...

4/22/2015 4/23/2015

Józefina Antonina Studzińska (1837 - 1924)

"Berna"

10/14/2010 4/22/2015

Arrived at Quebec, Canada in 1868.

10/14/2010 4/22/2015

John S. Flizikowski (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 Preu...

5/16/2014 5/17/2014

Art Modern (deceased)

From Renfrew County - Wilno Kashubian Museum

3/20/2014 3/20/2014

Paul Joseph Yakabushi (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 (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 (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 Gda...

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 S...

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 Wielko...

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). I...

11/29/2011 11/11/2013

Józef Wrycza, Father MP (1884 - 1961)

Józef Wrycza ps. „Rawycz”, „Delta”, „Śmiały”, zwany również księdzem generałem – proboszcz Wojska Polsk...

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 ...

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 I...

10/7/2011 11/10/2013

Polski prozaik, poeta, dziennikarz, publicysta, tłumacz, rotmistrz rezerwy kawalerii Wojska Polskiego, kolekcjoner, bibliofil, posiadacz wielu "białych kruków". Aleksander Jant...

10/8/2011 11/10/2013

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 p...

10/28/2013 10/28/2013

Leszek (Lech) Mieczysław Zygmunt Bądkowski (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 an...

10/27/2013 10/27/2013

Jarosław Śmietana (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. Potr...

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 (1913 - 2007)

PRO MEMORIA. MARIA KRYSTYNA KRAKOWSKA, primo voto Rodziewicz z rodu Janta-Połczyńskich h. Bończa. Dzieciństwo i młodość spędziła w P...

10/8/2011 10/11/2013

Jan Rompski (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 impo...

10/11/2013 10/11/2013

Jan Trepczyk (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,...

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 ...

9/10/2010 10/11/2013

Anna Łajming (1904 - 2003)

Pisarka, której utwory (wspomnienia, powieści, sztuki teatralne) poświęcone są Kaszubom z okresu sprzed I i II wojny światowej. Pisała po polsku wplataj...

5/6/2010 10/11/2013

Hieronim Jan Derdowski (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, ...

12/20/2008 10/11/2013

Jan Paweł Karnowski (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 kaszu...

3/5/2013 10/11/2013

Gerard Labuda, prof. (1916 - 2010)

Gerard Labuda – historyk, mediewista. Specjalność naukowa: historia powszechna i historia Polski; historia słowiańszczyzny zachodniej w tym historia Pomorza i Kaszub;...

3/7/2013 10/11/2013

Florian Stanisław Wenanty Ceynowa (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 langua...

10/10/2013 10/10/2013

(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...

9/7/2013 10/10/2013

Aleksander Jan Alojzy Majkowski (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