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

Georges Charpak Georges Charpak
01 August 1924
Physicist

Ferdinand CohnFerdinand Cohn
24 January 1828
Founder of Bacteriology and Microbiology

Wernher Von BraunWernher Von Braun
23 March 1912
 
Tadeusz ReichsteinTadeusz Reichstein
20 July 1897
Chemist

Konrad BlochKonrad Emil Bloch
21 January 1912
Biochemist

Andrzej Viktor ‘Andrew’ SchallyAndrew Schally
30 November 1926
Endocrinologist
Ignacy DomeykoIgnacy Domeyko
31 July 1802
Geologist

Benoit MandelbrotBenoit Mandelbrot
20 November 1924
Mathematician, Economist, Professor, Scientist,
Albert SabinAlbert Sabin
26 August 1906
Medical Researcher

Emanuel LaskerEmanuel Lasker
 

Daniel Gabriel FahrenheitDaniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
24 May 1686
Physicist, Inventor

Stanislaw UlamStanislaw Ulam
13 April 1909
Mathematician

Jerzy NeymanJerzy Neyman
16 April 1894
Mathematician, Philosopher, Statistician
Marian RejewskiMarian Rejewski
16 August 1905
Mathematician, Cryptologist

Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
14 January 1901
Mathematician, Philosopher

Hilary KoprowskiHilary Koprowski
05 December 1916
Virologist, Immunologist

Stefan BanachStefan Banach
30 March 1892
Mathematician, University teacher
Joseph RotblatJoseph Rotblat
04 November 1908
Physicist

Ignacy MościckiIgnacy Mościcki
01 December 1867
Polish chemist
Max Factor Sr.Max Factor Sr.
15 September 1877
American makeup designer

Leopold KroneckerLeopold Kronecker
07 December 1823
Mathematician, University teacher

Leonid HurwiczLeonid Hurwicz
21 August 1917
Mathematician, Economist
Felix HausdorffFelix Hausdorff
08 November 1868
Mathematician, Writer, Topologist, University

Hermann GrassmannHermann Grassmann
15 April 1809
Polymath
Jerzy BuzekJerzy Buzek
03 July 1940
Politician, Engineer, Chemist, University teacher,

Johannes HeveliusJohannes Hevelius
28 January 1611
Astronomer, Entrepreneur, Cartographer

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

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Wacław SierpińskiWacław Sierpiński
14 March 1882
Mathematician
Ignacy ŁukasiewiczIgnacy Łukasiewicz
08 March 1822
Polish pharmacist

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

Leo SternbachLeo Sternbach
07 May 1908
Chemist

Klaus von KlitzingKlaus von Klitzing
28 June 1943
physicist
Jon Lech JohansenJon Lech Johansen
18 November 1983
Cryptographer, Programmer, Computer scientist
Władysław TurowiczWładysław Turowicz
23 April 1908
Physicist, Aerospace engineer

Günter BlobelGünter Blobel
21 May 1936
Biologist

Kazimierz KuratowskiKazimierz Kuratowski
02 February 1896
Mathematician, Logician

Antoni ZygmundAntoni Zygmund
25 December 1900
Mathematician
Rudolf JaenischRudolf Jaenisch
22 April 1942
Professor

Michał HellerMichał Heller
12 March 1936
Professor

Ewald Georg von KleistEwald Georg von Kleist
10 June 1700
Jurist

Stanisław StaszicStanisław Staszic
06 November 1755
Philosopher

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

Adolf EnglerAdolf Engler
25 March 1844
Botanist
Haroun TazieffHaroun Tazieff
11 May 1914
Volcanologist

Robert RemakRobert Remak
26 July 1815
Physiologist

Martin Wilhelm KuttaMartin Kutta
03 November 1867
Mathematician
Salomon BochnerSalomon Bochner
20 August 1899
Mathematician

Stanisław LeśniewskiStanisław Leśniewski
30 March 1886
Mathematician
Hagen KleinertHagen Kleinert
15 June 1941
Professor

Émile MeyersonÉmile Meyerson
12 February 1859
Epistemologist

WiteloWitelo
 

Tadeus ReichsteinTadeus Reichstein
20 July 1897
Chemist

Johann Daniel TitiusJohann Daniel Titius
02 January 1729
Astronomer
David LubinDavid Lubin
10 June 1849
Merchant

Vernon IngramVernon Ingram
19 May 1924
Professor

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

Kasimir FajansKasimir Fajans
27 May 1887
Chemist
Hermann SteudnerHermann Steudner
01 September 1832
Botanist

Włodzimierz ZonnWłodzimierz Zonn
14 July 1905
astronomer, non-fiction writer

Eduard Adolf StrasburgerEduard Adolf Strasburger
01 February 1844
Professor
Hermann Günther GrassmannHermann Günther Grassmann
15 April 1809
Polymath

Bohdan PaczynskiBohdan Paczynski
08 February 1940
Astronomer
Ludwig GrossLudwig Gross
11 September 1904
Virologist