Find out more about the greatest Polish Leaders, including Pope John Paul II, Rosa Luxemburg, Wojciech Jaruzelski, Ewa Kopacz and Janusz Korwin-Mikke.
Pope John Paul IIPope John Paul II
18 May 1920
The 264th Pope (Bishop of Rome)
Donald TuskDonald Tusk
22 April 1957
President of the European Council

Heinz GuderianHeinz Guderian
17 June 1888
German General

Rosa LuxemburgRosa Luxemburg
05 March 1871
Marxist Theorist

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

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

Raphael KalinowskiRaphael Kalinowski
01 September 1835
Discalced Carmelite Friar

Lech WalesaLech Walesa
29 September 1943
Former President of Poland

Tadeusz KościuszkoTadeusz Kościuszko
04 February 1746
Political Leader
John III SobieskiJohn III Sobieski
17 August 1629
Military leader, Politician

Mateusz MorawieckiMateusz Morawiecki
20 June 1968
Prime Minister of Poland
Janusz Korwin-MikkeJanusz Korwin-Mikke
27 October 1942
Politician, Bridge player, Economist, Journalist,

Konstantin RokossovskyKonstantin Rokossovsky
21 December 1896
Soviet officer

Werner von BlombergWerner von Blomberg
02 September 1878
Politician, Officer, Military personnel
Günther von KlugeGünther von Kluge
30 October 1882
Officer

Baal Shem TovBaal Shem Tov
25 August 1698
Rabbi, Physician
Sigismund III VasaSigismund III Vasa
20 June 1566
King

Wojciech JaruzelskiWojciech Jaruzelski
06 July 1923
Politician

Erwin von WitzlebenErwin von Witzleben
04 December 1881
Military personnel, Officer
Jacob FrankJacob Frank
1726 AD
Religious Leader

Erich von FalkenhaynErich von Falkenhayn
11 September 1861
Politician, Officer
Władysław SikorskiWładysław Sikorski
20 May 1881
Politician, Military personnel

Haym SalomonHaym Salomon
07 April 1740
Businessman

Karl RadekKarl Radek
31 October 1885
Politician, University teacher, Journalist

Władysław III of PolandWładysław III of Poland
31 October 1424
King
Sigismund II AugustusSigismund II Augustus
01 August 1520
King
Beata SzydłoBeata Szydło
15 April 1963
Prime Minister

Ferdinand LassalleFerdinand Lassalle
11 April 1825
Writer, Politician, Economist, Lawyer, Philosopher

John ShalikashviliJohn Shalikashvili
27 June 1936
Army General

Sigismund I the OldSigismund I the Old
01 January 1467
King
Władysław AndersWładysław Anders
11 August 1892
Officer, Politician

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Ladislaus I of HungaryLadislaus I of Hungary
27 June 1046
politician

Ewa KopaczEwa Kopacz
03 December 1956
Politician, Physician

Zbigniew ReligaZbigniew Religa
16 December 1938
Surgeon, Physician, University teacher

Marek EdelmanMarek Edelman
1919 AD
Activist
Wenceslaus III of BohemiaWenceslaus III of Bohemia
06 October 1289
King

Edward GierekEdward Gierek
06 January 1913
Politician
Jerzy BuzekJerzy Buzek
03 July 1940
Politician, Engineer, Chemist, University teacher,

JogailaJogaila
1362 AD
King

JogailaJogaila
1362 AD
King
Antoni MacierewiczAntoni Macierewicz
03 August 1948
Politician, Historian, Journalist, Trade unionist

Grzegorz SchetynaGrzegorz Schetyna
18 February 1963
Politician
Jan Henryk DąbrowskiJan Henryk Dąbrowski
29 August 1755
Military General

Avraham SternAvraham Stern
23 December 1907
Poet, Writer

Leszek MillerLeszek Miller
03 July 1946
Politician

Tadeusz MazowieckiTadeusz Mazowiecki
18 April 1927
Politician, Writer, Journalist, Trade unionist

Ryszard KaczorowskiRyszard Kaczorowski
26 November 1919
Statesman, Politician
Georg MichaelisGeorg Michaelis
08 September 1857
Chancellor , Politician

Anna GrodzkaAnna Grodzka
16 March 1954
Politician, Activist

Władysław RaczkiewiczWładysław Raczkiewicz
28 January 1885
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer

Władysław BartoszewskiWładysław Bartoszewski
19 February 1922
Journalist, Politician, Diplomat, Historian,
Kazimierz PułaskiKazimierz Pułaski
06 March 1745
Soldier

Jon Lech JohansenJon Lech Johansen
18 November 1983
Cryptographer, Programmer, Computer scientist
Włodzimierz CimoszewiczWłodzimierz Cimoszewicz
13 September 1950
Politician, Diplomat, University teacher, Farmer

Józef Antoni PoniatowskiJózef Antoni Poniatowski
1763 AD
General

Hyman RickoverHyman Rickover
27 January 1900
Military officer
John II Casimir of PolandJohn II Casimir of Poland
22 March 1609
King

Władysław FrasyniukWładysław Frasyniuk
25 November 1954
Politician, Trade unionist
Artūras ZuokasArtūras Zuokas
21 February 1968
Politician, Journalist

Jędrzej GiertychJędrzej Giertych
07 January 1903
Diplomat

Sławomir NowakSławomir Nowak
11 December 1974
Politician
John I of BohemiaJohn I of Bohemia
10 August 1296
King

Sławomir SkrzypekSławomir Skrzypek
10 May 1963
Economist, Banker
Faustyna KowalskaFaustyna Kowalska
25 August 1905
Saint

Małgorzata OlejnikMałgorzata Olejnik
03 June 1966
Sportsperson, Politician

Andrés SapelakAndrés Sapelak
13 December 1919
Priest

Elżbieta GelertElżbieta Gelert
22 April 1955
Politician
Władysław KowalskiWładysław Kowalski
26 August 1894
 
Władysław TempkaWładysław Tempka
22 August 1889
Politician, Lawyer

Maksim LitvinovMaksim Litvinov
17 July 1876
Revolutionary

Aleksander KwaśniewskiAleksander Kwaśniewski
15 November 1954
Former President of Poland

Bolesław III WrymouthBolesław III Wrymouth
20 August 1086
Duke of Poland
Bronisław GeremekBronisław Geremek
06 March 1932
Historian

Bronisław KomorowskiBronisław Komorowski
04 June 1952
President

Edward Rydz-ŚmigłyEdward Rydz-Śmigły
11 March 1886
Polish Politician

Jarosław KaczyńskiJarosław Kaczyński
18 June 1949
Former Prime Minister of Poland

Józef PiłsudskiJózef Piłsudski
05 December 1867
statesman
Lech KaczyńskiLech Kaczyński
18 June 1949
Former President of Poland

Lech WałęsaLech Wałęsa
29 September 1943
Former President of Poland
Maria KaczyńskaMaria Kaczyńska
21 August 1942
First Lady of Poland

Stanisław I LeszczyńskiStanisław I Leszczyński
20 October 1677
King

Władysław GomułkaWładysław Gomułka
06 February 1905
Politician
Władysław I the Elbow-highWładysław I the Elbow-high
1261 AD
King

Władysław IV VasaWładysław IV Vasa
09 June 1595
Prince