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)
Rosa LuxemburgRosa Luxemburg
05 March 1871
Marxist Theorist

Heinz GuderianHeinz Guderian
17 June 1888
German General

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

Zbigniew BrzezinskiZbigniew Brzezinski
28 March 1928
Former Diplomat, Political Scientist

Donald TuskDonald Tusk
22 April 1957
President of the European Council
Maximilian KolbeMaximilian Kolbe
08 January 1894
Friar

Konstantin RokossovskyKonstantin Rokossovsky
21 December 1896
Soviet Officer

Lech WalesaLech Walesa
29 September 1943
Former President of Poland
Raphael KalinowskiRaphael Kalinowski
01 September 1835
Discalced Carmelite Friar

Józef PiłsudskiJózef Piłsudski
05 December 1867
Statesman
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

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

Sigismund III VasaSigismund III Vasa
20 June 1566
King

Erich von FalkenhaynErich von Falkenhayn
11 September 1861
Politician, Officer

Baal Shem TovBaal Shem Tov
25 August 1698
Rabbi, Physician
Wojciech JaruzelskiWojciech Jaruzelski
06 July 1923
Politician

Janusz Korwin-MikkeJanusz Korwin-Mikke
27 October 1942
Politician, Bridge player, Economist, Journalist,
Władysław III of PolandWładysław III of Poland
31 October 1424
King

Władysław SikorskiWładysław Sikorski
20 May 1881
Politician, Military personnel

Jacob FrankJacob Frank
1726 AD
Religious Leader
Karl RadekKarl Radek
31 October 1885
Politician, University teacher, Journalist

Haym SalomonHaym Salomon
07 April 1740
Businessman
Sigismund II AugustusSigismund II Augustus
01 August 1520
King

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

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Władysław AndersWładysław Anders
11 August 1892
Officer, Politician
Wenceslaus III of BohemiaWenceslaus III of Bohemia
06 October 1289
King

Beata SzydłoBeata Szydło
15 April 1963
Prime Minister

Ladislaus I of HungaryLadislaus I of Hungary
27 June 1046
politician

Zbigniew ReligaZbigniew Religa
16 December 1938
Surgeon, Physician, University teacher
Edward GierekEdward Gierek
06 January 1913
Politician
Ewa KopaczEwa Kopacz
03 December 1956
Politician, Physician

Avraham SternAvraham Stern
23 December 1907
Poet, Writer

Marek EdelmanMarek Edelman
1919 AD
Activist

Ryszard KaczorowskiRyszard Kaczorowski
26 November 1919
Statesman, Politician
JogailaJogaila
1362 AD
King

JogailaJogaila
1362 AD
King

Stefan WyszyńskiStefan Wyszyński
03 August 1901
Archbishop and primate

Józef BeckJózef Beck
04 October 1894
Statesman

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

Tadeusz MazowieckiTadeusz Mazowiecki
18 April 1927
Politician, Writer, Journalist, Trade unionist
Georg MichaelisGeorg Michaelis
08 September 1857
Chancellor , Politician

Józef CyrankiewiczJózef Cyrankiewicz
23 April 1911
Politician

Jerzy BuzekJerzy Buzek
03 July 1940
Politician, Engineer, Chemist, University teacher,
Shlomo GorenShlomo Goren
03 February 1917
Rabbi

Jon Lech JohansenJon Lech Johansen
18 November 1983
Cryptographer, Programmer, Computer scientist
Artūras ZuokasArtūras Zuokas
21 February 1968
Politician, Journalist

Władysław RaczkiewiczWładysław Raczkiewicz
28 January 1885
Politician, Jurist, Lawyer

Anna GrodzkaAnna Grodzka
16 March 1954
Politician, Activist

Leszek MillerLeszek Miller
03 July 1946
Politician

Stanisław WojciechowskiStanisław Wojciechowski
15 March 1869
Politician
Władysław BartoszewskiWładysław Bartoszewski
19 February 1922
Journalist, Politician, Diplomat, Historian,

Yitzhak ZuckermanYitzhak Zuckerman
13 December 1915
Revolutionary

Hugo KołłątajHugo Kołłątaj
01 April 1750
Politician

Antoni MacierewiczAntoni Macierewicz
03 August 1948
Politician, Historian, Journalist, Trade unionist
Stanisław MikołajczykStanisław Mikołajczyk
18 July 1901
Politician

Wincenty WitosWincenty Witos
22 January 1874
Politician
Franz MehringFranz Mehring
27 February 1846
Politician

Ignacy DaszyńskiIgnacy Daszyński
26 October 1866
Politician

Kazimierz PułaskiKazimierz Pułaski
06 March 1745
Soldier
Hanna SuchockaHanna Suchocka
03 April 1946
Politician

Hans Karl von DiebitschHans Karl von Diebitsch
13 May 1785
Soldier
Włodzimierz CimoszewiczWłodzimierz Cimoszewicz
13 September 1950
Politician, Diplomat, University teacher, Farmer

Moshe LandauMoshe Landau
29 April 1912
Judge

Adam Kazimierz CzartoryskiAdam Kazimierz Czartoryski
01 December 1734
Aristocrat
Hyman RickoverHyman Rickover
27 January 1900
Military officer

Józef Antoni PoniatowskiJózef Antoni Poniatowski
1763 AD
General
John II Casimir of PolandJohn II Casimir of Poland
22 March 1609
King

Władysław FrasyniukWładysław Frasyniuk
25 November 1954
Politician, Trade unionist

Jędrzej GiertychJędrzej Giertych
07 January 1903
Diplomat

John I of BohemiaJohn I of Bohemia
10 August 1296
King
Sławomir SkrzypekSławomir Skrzypek
10 May 1963
Economist, Banker
Sławomir NowakSławomir Nowak
11 December 1974
Politician

Faustyna KowalskaFaustyna Kowalska
25 August 1905
Saint

Isaac Halevi HerzogIsaac Halevi Herzog
03 December 1888
Chief Rabbi

Małgorzata OlejnikMałgorzata Olejnik
03 June 1966
Sportsperson, Politician
Andrés SapelakAndrés Sapelak
13 December 1919
Priest

Władysław TempkaWładysław Tempka
22 August 1889
Politician, Lawyer

Elżbieta GelertElżbieta Gelert
22 April 1955
Politician

Władysław KowalskiWładysław Kowalski
26 August 1894
 

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