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)

Frédéric ChopinFrédéric Chopin
01 March 1810
Composer

Tommy WiseauTommy Wiseau
03 October 1955
Actor, Director, Filmmaker

Nicolaus CopernicusNicolaus Copernicus
19 February 1473
 

Robert LewandowskiRobert Lewandowski
21 August 1988
Footballer
Paulo DybalaPaulo Dybala
15 November 1993
Football Player

Manfred von RichthofenManfred von Richthofen
02 May 1892
Fighter Pilot

Meyer LanskyMeyer Lansky
04 July 1902
Gangster

Donald TuskDonald Tusk
22 April 1957
President of the European Council
Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad
03 December 1857
Writer

Heinz GuderianHeinz Guderian
17 June 1888
German General
Witold Pilecki Witold Pilecki
13 May 1901
Nazi-era Polish Army Officer

Lukas PodolskiLukas Podolski
04 June 1985
Footballer

Zbigniew BrzezinskiZbigniew Brzezinski
28 March 1928
Former Diplomat, Political Scientist
Maximilian KolbeMaximilian Kolbe
08 January 1894
Friar

Bugs MoranBugs Moran
21 August 1893
Gangster
Itzhak SternItzhak Stern
25 January 1901
Holocaust Survivor

Isaac Bashevis SingerIsaac Bashevis Singer
21 November 1902
Writer

Herschel GrynszpanHerschel Grynszpan
28 March 1921
Murderer
Czesław MiłoszCzesław Miłosz
30 June 1911
Poet

Furious PeteFurious Pete
30 November 1985
Competitive Eater
Abraham Joshua HeschelAbraham Joshua Heschel
11 January 1907
Rabbi

Alfred KorzybskiAlfred Korzybski
03 July 1879
Scholar who developed the field of General

Ferdinand CohnFerdinand Cohn
24 January 1828
Founder of Bacteriology and Microbiology

Georges Charpak Georges Charpak
01 August 1924
Physicist
Reinhard SeltenReinhard Selten
05 October 1930
Economist
Tadeusz ReichsteinTadeusz Reichstein
20 July 1897
Chemist

Andrzej Viktor ‘Andrew’ SchallyAndrew Schally
30 November 1926
Endocrinologist

Konrad BlochKonrad Emil Bloch
21 January 1912
Biochemist

KeralisKeralis
30 April 1980
YouTube Gamer
Lech WalesaLech Walesa
29 September 1943
Former President of Poland

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Raphael KalinowskiRaphael Kalinowski
01 September 1835
Discalced Carmelite Friar

Ignacy DomeykoIgnacy Domeyko
31 July 1802
Geologist

Wernher Von BraunWernher Von Braun
23 March 1912
 

Sergiusz PiaseckiSergiusz Piasecki
01 April 1901
Writer
Witold LutoslawskiWitold Lutoslawski
25 January 1913
Composer

Thomas Nicholas KucThomas Nicholas Kuc
10 October 2002
TV Actor, Social Media Personality, and amateur
Mike KrzyzewskiMike Krzyzewski
13 February 1947
Basketball player, Basketball coach

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

Władysław SzpilmanWładysław Szpilman
05 December 1911
Pianist, Composer, Musician, Writer, Songwriter
Robert KubicaRobert Kubica
07 December 1984
Racing driver

Burzynski ClinicBurzynski Clinic
23 January 1943
Medical Doctor
Andrzej SapkowskiAndrzej Sapkowski
21 June 1948
Writer

Sebastian JanikowskiSebastian Janikowski
02 March 1978
American footballer

Ross MartinRoss Martin
22 March 1920
Actors

John III SobieskiJohn III Sobieski
17 August 1629
Military leader, Politician

Laurent KoscielnyLaurent Koscielny
10 September 1985
Association football player
Andrew GolotaAndrew Golota
05 January 1968
Boxer

Adam DarskiAdam Darski
10 June 1977
Curator, Guitarist, Journalist, Lyricist,

Mateusz MorawieckiMateusz Morawiecki
20 June 1968
Prime Minister of Poland

Arkadiusz MilikArkadiusz Milik
28 February 1994
Polish footballer
Janusz Korwin-MikkeJanusz Korwin-Mikke
27 October 1942
Politician, Bridge player, Economist, Journalist,

Carl Gustaf Emil MannerheimCarl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
04 June 1867
Statesman, Explorer, Politician, Officer
Marcin GortatMarcin Gortat
17 February 1984
Basketball player

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

Samuel ReshevskySamuel Reshevsky
26 November 1911
Chess player, Journalist
Benoit MandelbrotBenoit Mandelbrot
20 November 1924
Mathematician, Economist, Professor, Scientist,

Eddie SlovikEddie Slovik
18 February 1920
Military personnel, Soldier
Konstantin RokossovskyKonstantin Rokossovsky
21 December 1896
Soviet officer

Jerzy DudekJerzy Dudek
23 March 1973
Polish footballer

Kurt LewinKurt Lewin
09 September 1890
Psychologist, University teacher
Janusz KorczakJanusz Korczak
22 July 1878
Educationist, Pediatrician, Children's writer

Mieszko I of PolandMieszko I of Poland
0930 AD
Ruler
Johann Gottfried HerderJohann Gottfried Herder
25 August 1744
philosopher, theologian, poet, translator

Daniel Gabriel FahrenheitDaniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
24 May 1686
Physicist, Inventor

Zygmunt BaumanZygmunt Bauman
 

Werner von BlombergWerner von Blomberg
02 September 1878
Politician, Officer, Military personnel
Tomer HemedTomer Hemed
02 May 1987
Association football player
Günther von KlugeGünther von Kluge
30 October 1882
Officer

Artur BorucArtur Boruc
20 February 1980
Polish footballer

Daniel LibeskindDaniel Libeskind
12 May 1946
Architect, Musician, University teacher

Erwin von WitzlebenErwin von Witzleben
04 December 1881
Military personnel, Officer
Sigismund III VasaSigismund III Vasa
20 June 1566
King

Baal Shem TovBaal Shem Tov
25 August 1698
Rabbi, Physician

Grzegorz KrychowiakGrzegorz Krychowiak
29 January 1990
Polish footballer

Henryk SienkiewiczHenryk Sienkiewicz
05 May 1846
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Journalist

L. L. ZamenhofL. L. Zamenhof
15 December 1859
Linguist, Ophthalmologist, Inventor, Poet,
Wojciech JaruzelskiWojciech Jaruzelski
06 July 1923
Politician

Adam MickiewiczAdam Mickiewicz
24 September 1798
poet
Krzysztof PendereckiKrzysztof Penderecki
23 November 1933
Composer, Conductor, Educationist, Musicologist,

Stanislaw UlamStanislaw Ulam
13 April 1909
Mathematician

Friedrich SchleiermacherFriedrich Schleiermacher
21 November 1768
Philosopher, Theologian, Translator, University
Erich von FalkenhaynErich von Falkenhayn
11 September 1861
Politician, Officer

Tomasz KuszczakTomasz Kuszczak
20 March 1982
Footballer
Emanuel LaskerEmanuel Lasker
 

Andrzej WajdaAndrzej Wajda
06 March 1926
Polish film director

Władysław SikorskiWładysław Sikorski
20 May 1881
Politician, Military personnel

Raymond KopaRaymond Kopa
13 October 1931
Association football player
Bohdan KhmelnytskyBohdan Khmelnytsky
1595 AD
Cossack

Edward SapirEdward Sapir
26 January 1884
Anthropologist, Linguist, Sociolinguist,
Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
14 January 1901
Mathematician, Philosopher

Zbigniew BoniekZbigniew Boniek
03 March 1956
Footballer
Haym SalomonHaym Salomon
07 April 1740
Businessman

Jack TramielJack Tramiel
13 December 1928
Businessman
Raphael LemkinRaphael Lemkin
24 June 1900
Lawyer, Peace researcher