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
Sovereign of the State of the Vatican City
Rosa LuxemburgRosa Luxemburg
05 March 1871
Marxist Theorist

Tadeusz KościuszkoTadeusz Kościuszko
04 February 1746
Political Leader

Heinz GuderianHeinz Guderian
17 June 1888
German General

Maximilian KolbeMaximilian Kolbe
08 January 1894
Friar

Zbigniew BrzezinskiZbigniew Brzezinski
28 March 1928
Former Diplomat, Political Scientist
Donald TuskDonald Tusk
22 April 1957
President of the European Council

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

Józef PiłsudskiJózef Piłsudski
05 December 1867
Statesman
Konstantin RokossovskyKonstantin Rokossovsky
21 December 1896
Soviet Officer

Wojciech JaruzelskiWojciech Jaruzelski
06 July 1923
Politician
Lech WalesaLech Walesa
29 September 1943
Former President of Poland

Raphael KalinowskiRaphael Kalinowski
01 September 1835
Discalced Carmelite Friar

Lech WałęsaLech Wałęsa
29 September 1943
Former President of Poland

Jarosław KaczyńskiJarosław Kaczyński
18 June 1949
Statesmen

Lech KaczyńskiLech Kaczyński
18 June 1949
Former President of Poland
Mateusz MorawieckiMateusz Morawiecki
20 June 1968
Prime Minister of Poland

Janusz Korwin-MikkeJanusz Korwin-Mikke
27 October 1942
Politician, Bridge player, Economist, Journalist,

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

Stanisław August PoniatowskiStanisław August Poniatowski
17 January 1732
King of Poland
Günther von KlugeGünther von Kluge
30 October 1882
Officer

Werner von BlombergWerner von Blomberg
02 September 1878
Politician, Officer, Military personnel
Bronisław KomorowskiBronisław Komorowski
04 June 1952
President

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

Sigismund III VasaSigismund III Vasa
20 June 1566
King
Aleksander KwaśniewskiAleksander Kwaśniewski
15 November 1954
Former President of Poland

Erich von FalkenhaynErich von Falkenhayn
11 September 1861
Politician, Officer
Haym SalomonHaym Salomon
07 April 1740
Businessman

Władysław SikorskiWładysław Sikorski
20 May 1881
Politician, Military personnel

Karl RadekKarl Radek
31 October 1885
Politician, University teacher, Journalist
Nachman of BreslovNachman of Breslov
04 April 1772
Rabbi

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Ferdinand LassalleFerdinand Lassalle
11 April 1825
Writer, Politician, Economist, Lawyer, Philosopher
Carl Friedrich GoerdelerCarl Friedrich Goerdeler
31 July 1884
Politician

Sigismund II AugustusSigismund II Augustus
01 August 1520
King

Jacob FrankJacob Frank
1726 AD
Religious Leader

Władysław III of PolandWładysław III of Poland
31 October 1424
King
John ShalikashviliJohn Shalikashvili
27 June 1936
Army General
Władysław GomułkaWładysław Gomułka
06 February 1905
Politician

Beata SzydłoBeata Szydło
15 April 1963
Prime Minister

Władysław IV VasaWładysław IV Vasa
09 June 1595
Prince

Sigismund I the OldSigismund I the Old
01 January 1467
King
Ewa KopaczEwa Kopacz
03 December 1956
Politician, Physician

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

Władysław AndersWładysław Anders
11 August 1892
Officer, Politician

Edward GierekEdward Gierek
06 January 1913
Politician

Wenceslaus III of BohemiaWenceslaus III of Bohemia
06 October 1289
King
Zbigniew ReligaZbigniew Religa
16 December 1938
Surgeon, Physician, University teacher

Sławomir NowakSławomir Nowak
11 December 1974
Politician
Alexandre Colonna-WalewskiAlexandre Colonna-Walewski
04 May 1810
Statesman

Ryszard KaczorowskiRyszard Kaczorowski
26 November 1919
Statesman, Politician

Avraham SternAvraham Stern
23 December 1907
Poet, Writer
Marek EdelmanMarek Edelman
1919 AD
Activist

JogailaJogaila
1362 AD
King
JogailaJogaila
1362 AD
King

Władysław BartoszewskiWładysław Bartoszewski
19 February 1922
Journalist, Politician, Diplomat, Historian,

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

Bolesław III WrymouthBolesław III Wrymouth
20 August 1086
Duke of Poland

Władysław I the Elbow-highWładysław I the Elbow-high
1261 AD
King
Jan Henryk DąbrowskiJan Henryk Dąbrowski
29 August 1755
Military General

Georg MichaelisGeorg Michaelis
08 September 1857
Chancellor , Politician

Stanislaus of SzczepanówStanislaus of Szczepanów
26 July 1030
Martyr

Jerzy BuzekJerzy Buzek
03 July 1940
Politician, Engineer, Chemist, University teacher,
Rüdiger von der GoltzRüdiger von der Goltz
08 December 1865
German army officer

Antoni MacierewiczAntoni Macierewicz
03 August 1948
Politician, Historian, Journalist, Trade unionist
Stefan WyszyńskiStefan Wyszyński
03 August 1901
Archbishop and primate

Leszek MillerLeszek Miller
03 July 1946
Politician

Józef BeckJózef Beck
04 October 1894
Statesman
Anna GrodzkaAnna Grodzka
16 March 1954
Politician, Activist

Maria KaczyńskaMaria Kaczyńska
21 August 1942
First Lady of Poland
Józef BemJózef Bem
14 March 1794
Engineer

Grzegorz SchetynaGrzegorz Schetyna
18 February 1963
Politician

Władysław RaczkiewiczWładysław Raczkiewicz
28 January 1885
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer
Shlomo GorenShlomo Goren
03 February 1917
Rabbi

Stanisław WojciechowskiStanisław Wojciechowski
15 March 1869
Politician
Józef CyrankiewiczJózef Cyrankiewicz
23 April 1911
Politician

Stanisław MikołajczykStanisław Mikołajczyk
18 July 1901
Politician

Hanna SuchockaHanna Suchocka
03 April 1946
Politician

Jon Lech JohansenJon Lech Johansen
18 November 1983
Cryptographer, Programmer, Computer scientist
Yitzhak ZuckermanYitzhak Zuckerman
13 December 1915
Revolutionary
Franz MehringFranz Mehring
27 February 1846
Politician

Kazimierz PułaskiKazimierz Pułaski
06 March 1745
Soldier

Wincenty WitosWincenty Witos
22 January 1874
Politician

Elimelech of LizhenskElimelech of Lizhensk
1717 AD
Rabbi
Hugo KołłątajHugo Kołłątaj
01 April 1750
Politician

Bronisław GeremekBronisław Geremek
06 March 1932
Historian

Włodzimierz CimoszewiczWłodzimierz Cimoszewicz
13 September 1950
Politician, Diplomat, University teacher, Farmer

Yechezkel LandauYechezkel Landau
06 November 1713
Author

Jacek KurońJacek Kuroń
03 March 1934
Political leader
Jonathan EybeschutzJonathan Eybeschutz
1690 AD
Rabbi

Hans Karl von DiebitschHans Karl von Diebitsch
13 May 1785
Soldier
Moshe LandauMoshe Landau
29 April 1912
Judge

Edward Bernard RaczyńskiEdward Bernard Raczyński
19 December 1891
Diplomat
Ignacy DaszyńskiIgnacy Daszyński
26 October 1866
Politician
Stanisław KoniecpolskiStanisław Koniecpolski
09 February 1591
Military leader