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Vintage-Mode: Was war Mode in den Jahren? Source by The post Vintage 1920s Glamour, Vintage Glamour, Vintage Beauty, Vintage Makeup, Vintage Hair, 20s Fashion, Fashion History, Vintage Fashion, Fashion 2017
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Pola Negri

Maximilian Kolbe was a Polish Conventual Franciscan friar. Born January 1894 as Rajmund Kolbe, canonized as a saint by the Catholic Church in 1982 for taking a stranger’s place in the Auschwitz concentration camp.

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To the men and women that stay up with you on those late, assiduous nights, coaxing you into an awe....

Krystyna Skarbek (aka Christine Granville & Madame Pauline Armand) was a Polish Special Operations Executive (SOE) agent who became a legend in her own time for her daring exploits in intelligence and sabotage missions to Nazi-occupied Poland and France.

SPY WEEK Famous Polish Spies - Krystyna Skarbek

Krystyna Skarbek Krystyna Skarbek (1 May 1915 – 15 June 1952) was a Polish Special Operations Executive (SOE) agent who became a legend in her own time for her daring exploits in intelligence and sabotage missions to Nazi-occupied Poland and France. She was a British agent just months before the SOE was founded in July 1940 and had been the longest serving of all British women agents during World War II. Skarbek was extremely resourceful and quite persuasive. Because of her influence the SOE…

Anna Held, A Polish stage performer, most often associated with impresario Florenz Ziegfeld, her common-law husband Judy Garland, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Divas, Folies Bergeres, Ziegfeld Girls, Ziegfeld Follies, Vintage Burlesque, Edwardian Era
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Anna Held (Polish, 1872-1918) - A stage performer, most often associated with impresario Florenz Ziegfeld, her common-law husband

A nation that does not respect its history does not deserve respect of the contemporaries and does not have the right to a future. Poland Food, Polish Names, Polish Language, Visit Poland, Heart Of Europe, Rms Titanic, Human Development, New Names, Warsaw
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Helena Modrzejewska (Modjeska) (born Oct. 12, 1840, Kraków, Pol.—died April 9, 1909, Bay Island, Newport Beach, near Los Angeles), Polish-American actress whose repertory included 260 Shakespearean and contemporary roles, some in both Polish and English. Famous Polish People, Famous People, Muse Music, Unusual Art, Krakow, Newport Beach, American Actress, Art History, Photo Art
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Helena Modrzejewska (Modjeska) (born Oct. 12, 1840, Kraków, Pol.—died April 9, 1909, Bay Island, Newport Beach, near Los Angeles), Polish-American actress whose repertory included 260 Shakespearean and contemporary roles, some in both Polish and English.

 Jerzy Popiełuszko:courageous young priest martyr who became chaplain and…

Bl. Jerzy Popiełuszko:courageous young priest martyr who became chaplain and spiritual leader of trade union in Poland in t/1980's. At 37, Fr. Popiełuszko was brutally murdered by Communist agents for his outspoken defense of his people, & proclaiming t/teachings of t/Church on human rights & t/dignity of t/human person. Over 700,000 attended his funeral, & a national shrine at his grave in front of his parish church in Warsaw is visited by a million people yearly. He was beatified in 2010.

Irena Szewinska - Between 1964 and 1980 she participated in five Olympic Games… Famous Polish People, Poland Country, Polish Language, 400 M, Native Country, European Championships, Rosa Parks, Important People, Historical Images

Irena Szewinska - Between 1964 and 1980 she participated in five Olympic Games, winning seven medals, three of them gold. She also broke six world records and is the only athlete (male or female) to have held a world record in the 100 m, 200 m and the 400 m events. She also won 13 medals in European Championships.

Tadeusz Różewicz, a Nobel-nominated Polish author. We're releasing his Mother Departs in Photo: Ela Lempp.

Tadeusz Różewicz, a Nobel-nominated Polish author. We're releasing his Mother Departs in 2013. Photo: Ela Lempp.

Ruth Handler, executive of Mattel Toy company, posing with collection of Barbie dolls,

Ambassador Motor Hotel - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Kazimierz Górski Polish People, Star Wars, Lionel Messi, Retro, Nostalgia, Celebrities, Sports, Google, Vintage

Kazimierz Górski

Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński

Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński

Wanda Rutkiewicz was a Polish mountain climber. She was the first woman to successfully summit Famous Polish People, Polish Mountains, The Descent, The Chosen One, Mountain Climbers, Largest Countries, Baltic Sea, Great Women, Mountaineering
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Wanda Rutkiewicz (1943–1992) was a Polish mountain climber. She was the first woman to successfully summit K2. On 16 October 1978, she became the third woman, the first European woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. In 1986 she became the first woman to successfully climb and descend K2, which she did without supplemental oxygen, as part of a small expedition led by Lilliane and Maurice Barrard. The Barrards died on the descent, becoming two of thirteen climbers to die on K2 that…

Marie Curie chemist, Nobel laureate discovered polonium and radium radio active elements. She coined the term radioactivity. Curium periodic table element was named in honor of both Marie and Pierre Curie

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Jan Karski was a resistance fighter, spy, and later professor, who during warned the Allies about Nazi atrocities being committed against the Jews of Poland. Polish Government, Friend Of God, Warsaw Ghetto, The Great Fire, Holocaust Memorial, Personal History, Special People, Janus, World War Ii

Jan Karski

Jan Karski Jan Karski (24 April 1914 – 13 July 2000) was a Polish World War II resistance movement fighter and later professor at Georgetown University. In 1942 and 1943 Karski reported to the Polish government in exile and the Western Allies on the situation in German-occupied Poland, especially the destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto, and the secretive Nazi extermination camps. Receiving Medal of Freedom today from Obama for his amazing bravery and service against the Nazis during WW2.

Prince and Princess Radziwill.

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Prince and Princess Radziwill.