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

Zbigniew BrzezinskiZbigniew Brzezinski
28 March 1928
Former Diplomat, Political Scientist

Heinz GuderianHeinz Guderian
17 June 1888
German General

Lech WalesaLech Walesa
29 September 1943
Former President of Poland

Maximilian KolbeMaximilian Kolbe
08 January 1894
Friar
Witold Pilecki Witold Pilecki
13 May 1901
Nazi-era Polish Army Officer

Józef PiłsudskiJózef Piłsudski
05 December 1867
Statesman

Donald TuskDonald Tusk
22 April 1957
President of the European Council
Konstantin RokossovskyKonstantin Rokossovsky
21 December 1896
Soviet Officer

Tadeusz KościuszkoTadeusz Kościuszko
04 February 1746
Political Leader
Wojciech JaruzelskiWojciech Jaruzelski
06 July 1923
Politician

Raphael KalinowskiRaphael Kalinowski
01 September 1835
Discalced Carmelite Friar

Andrzej DudaAndrzej Duda
16 May 1972
Politician

Lech WałęsaLech Wałęsa
29 September 1943
Former President of Poland

Jarosław KaczyńskiJarosław Kaczyński
18 June 1949
Statesmen
Kazimierz PułaskiKazimierz Pułaski
06 March 1745
Soldier

Mateusz MorawieckiMateusz Morawiecki
20 June 1968
Prime Minister of Poland

Faustyna KowalskaFaustyna Kowalska
25 August 1905
Saint

Janusz Korwin-MikkeJanusz Korwin-Mikke
27 October 1942
Politician, Bridge player, Economist, Journalist,
Lech KaczyńskiLech Kaczyński
18 June 1949
Former President of Poland

John III SobieskiJohn III Sobieski
17 August 1629
Military leader, Politician
Günther von KlugeGünther von Kluge
30 October 1882
Officer

Stanisław August PoniatowskiStanisław August Poniatowski
17 January 1732
King of Poland

Hyman RickoverHyman Rickover
27 January 1900
Military officer
Werner von BlombergWerner von Blomberg
02 September 1878
Politician, Officer, Military personnel

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

Erich von FalkenhaynErich von Falkenhayn
11 September 1861
Politician, Officer

JogailaJogaila
1362 AD
King
JogailaJogaila
1362 AD
King

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John I of BohemiaJohn I of Bohemia
10 August 1296
King
Carl Friedrich GoerdelerCarl Friedrich Goerdeler
31 July 1884
Politician

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

Sigismund II AugustusSigismund II Augustus
01 August 1520
King

Władysław GomułkaWładysław Gomułka
06 February 1905
Politician
Bronisław KomorowskiBronisław Komorowski
04 June 1952
President
Władysław SikorskiWładysław Sikorski
20 May 1881
Politician, Military personnel

Aleksander KwaśniewskiAleksander Kwaśniewski
15 November 1954
Former President of Poland

Władysław III of PolandWładysław III of Poland
31 October 1424
King

Nachman of BreslovNachman of Breslov
04 April 1772
Rabbi
Maksim LitvinovMaksim Litvinov
17 July 1876
Revolutionary

Jacob FrankJacob Frank
1726 AD
Religious Leader

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

Józef Antoni PoniatowskiJózef Antoni Poniatowski
1763 AD
General

Sigismund I the OldSigismund I the Old
01 January 1467
King
Władysław IV VasaWładysław IV Vasa
09 June 1595
Prince

John ShalikashviliJohn Shalikashvili
27 June 1936
Army General
Haym SalomonHaym Salomon
07 April 1740
Businessman

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

Zbigniew ReligaZbigniew Religa
16 December 1938
Surgeon, Physician, University teacher
Avraham SternAvraham Stern
23 December 1907
Poet, Writer

Beata SzydłoBeata Szydło
15 April 1963
Prime Minister

Wenceslaus III of BohemiaWenceslaus III of Bohemia
06 October 1289
King

John II Casimir of PolandJohn II Casimir of Poland
22 March 1609
King

Alexandre Colonna-WalewskiAlexandre Colonna-Walewski
04 May 1810
Statesman
Ewa KopaczEwa Kopacz
03 December 1956
Politician, Physician

Marek EdelmanMarek Edelman
1919 AD
Activist

Ryszard KaczorowskiRyszard Kaczorowski
26 November 1919
Statesman, Politician

Jan Henryk DąbrowskiJan Henryk Dąbrowski
29 August 1755
Military General
Bolesław III WrymouthBolesław III Wrymouth
20 August 1086
Duke of Poland

Georg MichaelisGeorg Michaelis
08 September 1857
Chancellor , Politician
Stanislaus of SzczepanówStanislaus of Szczepanów
26 July 1030
Martyr

Rüdiger von der GoltzRüdiger von der Goltz
08 December 1865
German army officer

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

Józef CyrankiewiczJózef Cyrankiewicz
23 April 1911
Politician
Józef BemJózef Bem
14 March 1794
Engineer

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

Józef BeckJózef Beck
04 October 1894
Statesman
Jerzy BuzekJerzy Buzek
03 July 1940
Politician, Engineer, Chemist, University teacher,

Maria KaczyńskaMaria Kaczyńska
21 August 1942
First Lady of Poland
Władysław I the Elbow-highWładysław I the Elbow-high
1261 AD
King

Leszek MillerLeszek Miller
03 July 1946
Politician

Władysław RaczkiewiczWładysław Raczkiewicz
28 January 1885
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer

Yitzhak ZuckermanYitzhak Zuckerman
13 December 1915
Revolutionary
Anna GrodzkaAnna Grodzka
16 March 1954
Politician, Activist
Mieczyslaw Franciszek RakowskiMieczyslaw Franciszek Rakowski
01 December 1926
Politician

Shlomo GorenShlomo Goren
03 February 1917
Rabbi

Stanislaw KogutStanislaw Kogut
29 October 1953
Politician

Stanisław MikołajczykStanisław Mikołajczyk
18 July 1901
Politician
Franz MehringFranz Mehring
27 February 1846
Politician

Stanisław WojciechowskiStanisław Wojciechowski
15 March 1869
Politician

Jon Lech JohansenJon Lech Johansen
18 November 1983
Cryptographer, Programmer, Computer scientist

Hanna SuchockaHanna Suchocka
03 April 1946
Politician

Władysław BartoszewskiWładysław Bartoszewski
19 February 1922
Journalist, Politician, Diplomat, Historian,
Jan SzarekJan Szarek
13 February 1936
Theologian

Isaac Halevi HerzogIsaac Halevi Herzog
03 December 1888
Chief Rabbi
Józef GlempJózef Glemp
18 December 1929
Cardinal

Elimelech of LizhenskElimelech of Lizhensk
1717 AD
Rabbi
Wincenty WitosWincenty Witos
22 January 1874
Politician
Jonathan EybeschutzJonathan Eybeschutz
1690 AD
Rabbi