Find out more about the greatest Polish Scientists, including Marie Curie, Nicolaus Copernicus, Benoit Mandelbrot, Stanislaw Ulam and Alexander Imich.
Marie CurieMarie Curie
07 November 1867
First woman to win a Nobel Prize
Nicolaus CopernicusNicolaus Copernicus
19 February 1473
 

Zbigniew BrzezinskiZbigniew Brzezinski
28 March 1928
Former Diplomat, Political Scientist

Ferdinand CohnFerdinand Cohn
24 January 1828
Founder of Bacteriology and Microbiology

Georges Charpak Georges Charpak
01 August 1924
Physicist

Andrzej Viktor ‘Andrew’ SchallyAndrew Schally
30 November 1926
Endocrinologist
Konrad BlochKonrad Emil Bloch
21 January 1912
Biochemist

Tadeusz ReichsteinTadeusz Reichstein
20 July 1897
Chemist

Ignacy DomeykoIgnacy Domeyko
31 July 1802
Geologist

Wernher Von BraunWernher Von Braun
23 March 1912
 
Benoit MandelbrotBenoit Mandelbrot
20 November 1924
Mathematician, Economist, Professor, Scientist,

Daniel Gabriel FahrenheitDaniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
24 May 1686
Physicist, Inventor
Stanislaw UlamStanislaw Ulam
13 April 1909
Mathematician

Emanuel LaskerEmanuel Lasker
 

Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
14 January 1901
Mathematician, Philosopher
Albert SabinAlbert Sabin
26 August 1906
Physician, Virologist, University teacher

Jerzy NeymanJerzy Neyman
16 April 1894
Mathematician, Philosopher, Statistician
Leonid HurwiczLeonid Hurwicz
21 August 1917
Mathematician, Economist

Marian RejewskiMarian Rejewski
16 August 1905
Mathematician, Cryptologist

Hilary KoprowskiHilary Koprowski
05 December 1916
Virologist, Immunologist
Stefan BanachStefan Banach
30 March 1892
Mathematician, University teacher

Jack W. SzostakJack W. Szostak
09 November 1952
Biologist, Molecular biologist, Geneticist,
Gerhard DomagkGerhard Domagk
30 October 1895
Biochemist, Physician, University teacher

Leopold KroneckerLeopold Kronecker
07 December 1823
Mathematician, University teacher

Joseph RotblatJoseph Rotblat
04 November 1908
Physicist

Jerzy BuzekJerzy Buzek
03 July 1940
Politician, Engineer, Chemist, University teacher,
Felix HausdorffFelix Hausdorff
08 November 1868
Mathematician, Writer, Topologist, University
Johannes HeveliusJohannes Hevelius
28 January 1611
Astronomer, Entrepreneur, Cartographer

Johann Gottfried GalleJohann Gottfried Galle
09 June 1812
Astronomer, University teacher

Klaus von KlitzingKlaus von Klitzing
28 June 1943
physicist

Ernst KummerErnst Kummer
 
Günter BlobelGünter Blobel
21 May 1936
Biologist

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

Kazimierz KuratowskiKazimierz Kuratowski
02 February 1896
Mathematician, Logician

Władysław TurowiczWładysław Turowicz
23 April 1908
Physicist, Aerospace engineer

Alexander ImichAlexander Imich
04 February 1903
Chemist
Aleksander WolszczanAleksander Wolszczan
29 April 1946
Astronomer

WiteloWitelo
 
Hagen KleinertHagen Kleinert
15 June 1941
Professor

Tadeus ReichsteinTadeus Reichstein
20 July 1897
Chemist

Antoni GrabowskiAntoni Grabowski
11 June 1857
Chemical engineer, Activist
Karl Ludwig HenckeKarl Ludwig Hencke
08 April 1793
Astronomer

Włodzimierz KuperbergWłodzimierz Kuperberg
19 January 1941
Mathematician, Topologist
Włodzimierz ZonnWłodzimierz Zonn
14 July 1905
astronomer, non-fiction writer

Hermann Günther GrassmannHermann Günther Grassmann
15 April 1809
Polymath

Ignacy MościckiIgnacy Mościcki
01 December 1867
Polish chemist

Ignacy ŁukasiewiczIgnacy Łukasiewicz
08 March 1822
Polish pharmacist

Wacław SierpińskiWacław Sierpiński
14 March 1882
Mathematician