Polish Female Leaders

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Rosa Luxemburg
(Revolutionary Socialist, Marxist Philosopher & Anti-War Activist)
Rosa Luxemburg
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Birthdate: March 5, 1871
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zamosc, Poland
Died: January 15, 1919
Polish Marxist and socialist revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg was a member of parties such as the SPD, the USPD, and the KPD. Luxemburg was an anti-war activist and taught economics and Marxism at SPD's Berlin training center. She was assassinated by the Freikorps troops during the German Revolution
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Faustyna Kowalska
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Birthdate: August 25, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Głogowiec, Poland
Died: October 5, 1938

Polish Catholic nun Faustyna Kowalska is remembered for her diary, which recorded her multiple visions of Jesus and was later published. She later got an artist to paint the Image of the Divine Mercy, based on her visions. Known as the Apostle of Divine Mercy, she was canonized as a saint in 2000.

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Beata Szydło
(Prime Minister)
Beata Szydło
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Birthdate: April 15, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oświęcim, Poland
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Bona Sforza
(Queen of Poland Grand Duchess of Lithuania (18 April 1518 – 1 April 1548))
Bona Sforza
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Birthdate: February 2, 1494
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vigevano, Italy
Died: November 19, 1557

An ideal elite Renaissance woman, Bona Sforza was the queen of Poland and the wife of Sigismund I the Old. She is remembered for her fiery resistance to the Holy Roman Emperor, Maximilian I, when he suggested Bona be planted as a Habsburg spy to counter the Jagiellonian dynasty.

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Ewa Kopacz
(Politician)
Ewa Kopacz
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Birthdate: December 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Skaryszew, Poland
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Emilia Plater
(Polish-Lithuanian Revolutionary and Noblewoman)
Emilia Plater
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Birthdate: November 13, 1806
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vilnius, Lithuania
Died: December 23, 1831

Emilia Plater was a Polish-Lithuanian revolutionary and noblewoman. Often compared with France's Joan of Arc, Plater is seen as a national heroine in Belarus, Lithuania, and Poland. Emilia Plater's story has inspired numerous works of art and literature and she is often seen as a symbol of women empowerment in Lithuania.

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Zivia Lubetkin
(One of the Leaders of Jewish Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Warsaw)
Zivia Lubetkin
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Birthdate: November 9, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Byten', Belarus
Died: July 11, 1978

Zivia Lubetkin was a Holocaust survivor and leader of the Jewish resistance under Nazi rule in Warsaw. Lubetkin was one of the leaders of the Jewish Combat Organization, the only woman to hold a leadership position within the group. The Jewish Combat Organization played a key role in launching the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

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Jadwiga Emilewicz
(Politician)
Jadwiga Emilewicz
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Birthdate: August 27, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kraków, Poland
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Hanna Suchocka
(Politician)
Hanna Suchocka
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Birthdate: April 3, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pleszew, Poland

Hanna Suchocka is a Polish lawyer, political figure, and professor of constitutional law at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland. Hanna Suchocka served as the Prime Minister of Poland from 1992 to 1993, becoming the first Polish woman to hold this post and only the 14th woman to serve as a nation's prime minister.

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Barbara Nowacka
(Politician)
Barbara Nowacka
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Birthdate: May 10, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
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Jolanta Fedak
(Politician)
Jolanta Fedak
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Birthdate: September 21, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Żary, Poland
Died: December 31, 2020
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Małgorzata Olejnik
(Sportsperson, Politician)
Małgorzata Olejnik
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Birthdate: June 3, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kielce
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Elżbieta Gelert
(Politician)
Elżbieta Gelert
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Birthdate: April 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gdańsk