Famous People From Poland
Roman PolanskiRoman Polanski
18 August 1933
French-Polish Film Director
Pope John Paul IIPope John Paul II
18 May 1920
The 264th Pope (Bishop of Rome)

Robert LewandowskiRobert Lewandowski
21 August 1988
Footballer

Frédéric ChopinFrédéric Chopin
01 March 1810
Composer

Tommy WiseauTommy Wiseau
03 October 1955
Actor, Director, Filmmaker

Paulo DybalaPaulo Dybala
15 November 1993
Football Player
Nicolaus CopernicusNicolaus Copernicus
19 February 1473
 

Manfred von RichthofenManfred von Richthofen
02 May 1892
Fighter Pilot

Meyer LanskyMeyer Lansky
04 July 1902
Gangster
Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad
03 December 1857
Writer

Lukas PodolskiLukas Podolski
04 June 1985
Footballer
Heinz GuderianHeinz Guderian
17 June 1888
German General

Zbigniew BrzezinskiZbigniew Brzezinski
28 March 1928
Former Diplomat, Political Scientist

Maximilian KolbeMaximilian Kolbe
08 January 1894
Friar

Witold Pilecki Witold Pilecki
13 May 1901
Nazi-era Polish Army Officer

Donald TuskDonald Tusk
22 April 1957
President of the European Council
Bugs MoranBugs Moran
21 August 1893
Gangster

Józef PiłsudskiJózef Piłsudski
05 December 1867
Statesman

Tadeusz KościuszkoTadeusz Kościuszko
04 February 1746
Political Leader

Itzhak SternItzhak Stern
25 January 1901
Holocaust Survivor
Konstantin RokossovskyKonstantin Rokossovsky
21 December 1896
Soviet Officer

Isaac Bashevis SingerIsaac Bashevis Singer
21 November 1902
Writer
Wojciech JaruzelskiWojciech Jaruzelski
06 July 1923
Politician

Herschel GrynszpanHerschel Grynszpan
28 March 1921
Murderer

Czesław MiłoszCzesław Miłosz
30 June 1911
Poet
Abraham Joshua HeschelAbraham Joshua Heschel
11 January 1907
Rabbi

Furious PeteFurious Pete
30 November 1985
Competitive Eater
Alfred KorzybskiAlfred Korzybski
03 July 1879
Scholar who developed the field of General

KeralisKeralis
30 April 1980
YouTube Gamer

Wernher Von BraunWernher Von Braun
23 March 1912
 
Ferdinand CohnFerdinand Cohn
24 January 1828
Founder of Bacteriology and Microbiology

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Georges Charpak Georges Charpak
01 August 1924
Physicist
Reinhard SeltenReinhard Selten
05 October 1930
Economist

Konrad BlochKonrad Emil Bloch
21 January 1912
Biochemist

Ignacy DomeykoIgnacy Domeyko
31 July 1802
Geologist

Tadeusz ReichsteinTadeusz Reichstein
20 July 1897
Chemist
Andrzej Viktor ‘Andrew’ SchallyAndrew Schally
30 November 1926
Endocrinologist
Lech WalesaLech Walesa
29 September 1943
Former President of Poland

Raphael KalinowskiRaphael Kalinowski
01 September 1835
Discalced Carmelite Friar

Sergiusz PiaseckiSergiusz Piasecki
01 April 1901
Writer

Thomas Nicholas KucThomas Nicholas Kuc
10 October 2002
TV Actor, Social Media Personality, and amateur
Witold LutoslawskiWitold Lutoslawski
25 January 1913
Composer

Mike KrzyzewskiMike Krzyzewski
13 February 1947
Basketball player, Basketball coach

Władysław SzpilmanWładysław Szpilman
05 December 1911
Pianist, Composer, Musician, Writer, Songwriter

Rob Van DamRob Van Dam
18 December 1970
Actor, Professional wrestler, Television actor

Bruno SchulzBruno Schulz
12 July 1892
Writer, Painter, Literary critic
Andrzej SapkowskiAndrzej Sapkowski
21 June 1948
Writer

Krzysztof PendereckiKrzysztof Penderecki
23 November 1933
Composer, Conductor, Educationist, Musicologist,
Robert KubicaRobert Kubica
07 December 1984
Racing driver

Ross MartinRoss Martin
22 March 1920
Actors

Andrew GolotaAndrew Golota
05 January 1968
Boxer
Wojciech SzczęsnyWojciech Szczęsny
18 April 1990
Polish footballer

Lech WałęsaLech Wałęsa
29 September 1943
Former President of Poland
Burzynski ClinicBurzynski Clinic
23 January 1943
Medical Doctor

Sebastian JanikowskiSebastian Janikowski
02 March 1978
American footballer

Krzysztof KieślowskiKrzysztof Kieślowski
27 June 1941
Polish film director

Emerson FittipaldiEmerson Fittipaldi
12 December 1946
Formula One driver, Champ Car driver

Marcin GortatMarcin Gortat
17 February 1984
Basketball player
Adam DarskiAdam Darski
10 June 1977
Curator, Guitarist, Journalist, Lyricist,

Jerzy DudekJerzy Dudek
23 March 1973
Polish footballer

Stanisław LemStanisław Lem
12 September 1921
writer

Eddie SlovikEddie Slovik
18 February 1920
Military personnel, Soldier
Łukasz FabiańskiŁukasz Fabiański
18 April 1985
Polish footballer

Benoit MandelbrotBenoit Mandelbrot
20 November 1924
Mathematician, Economist, Professor, Scientist,
John III SobieskiJohn III Sobieski
17 August 1629
Military leader, Politician

Albert SabinAlbert Sabin
26 August 1906
Medical Researcher

Janusz KamińskiJanusz Kamiński
27 June 1959
Cinematographer
Baal Shem TovBaal Shem Tov
25 August 1698
Rabbi, Physician

Mateusz MorawieckiMateusz Morawiecki
20 June 1968
Prime Minister of Poland
Arkadiusz MilikArkadiusz Milik
28 February 1994
Polish footballer

Laurent KoscielnyLaurent Koscielny
10 September 1985
Association football player

Jarosław KaczyńskiJarosław Kaczyński
18 June 1949
Former Prime Minister of Poland
Zygmunt BaumanZygmunt Bauman
19 November 1925
Sociologist

Lech KaczyńskiLech Kaczyński
18 June 1949
Former President of Poland
Werner von BlombergWerner von Blomberg
02 September 1878
Politician, Officer, Military personnel

Günther von KlugeGünther von Kluge
30 October 1882
Officer

Erwin von WitzlebenErwin von Witzleben
04 December 1881
Military personnel, Officer

Janusz KorczakJanusz Korczak
22 July 1878
Educationist, Pediatrician, Children's writer
Johann Gottfried HerderJohann Gottfried Herder
25 August 1744
philosopher, theologian, poet, translator
Sigismund III VasaSigismund III Vasa
20 June 1566
King

Władysław IV VasaWładysław IV Vasa
09 June 1595
Prince

Hilary KoprowskiHilary Koprowski
05 December 1916
Virologist, Immunologist

Tomasz KuszczakTomasz Kuszczak
20 March 1982
Footballer
Emanuel LaskerEmanuel Lasker
 

Adam MickiewiczAdam Mickiewicz
24 September 1798
poet

Artur BorucArtur Boruc
20 February 1980
Polish footballer

Raphael LemkinRaphael Lemkin
24 June 1900
Lawyer, Peace researcher

Erich von FalkenhaynErich von Falkenhayn
11 September 1861
Politician, Officer
Andrzej WajdaAndrzej Wajda
06 March 1926
Polish film director

Daniel Gabriel FahrenheitDaniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
24 May 1686
Physicist, Inventor
Friedrich SchleiermacherFriedrich Schleiermacher
21 November 1768
Philosopher, Theologian, Translator, University

Kamil GrosickiKamil Grosicki
08 June 1988
Polish footballer
Henryk SienkiewiczHenryk Sienkiewicz
05 May 1846
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Journalist
Raymond KopaRaymond Kopa
13 October 1931
Association football player