Polish History (Part 7)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 740

  • 1944-11-23 Peter Lindbergh [Brodbeck], German fashion photographer and director, born in Lissa, German occupied Poland (d. 2019)
  • 1945-02-27 Daniel Olbrychski, Polish actor (La Truite), born in Łowicz, Poland
  • 1945-06-21 Adam Zagajewski, Polish philosopher and poet, born in Lvov, Poland
  • 1946-05-24 Irina Szewińska, Polish athlete, administrator (Olympic various sprint gold 1964, 68, 76), born in Leningrad, Russia (d. 2018)
  • 1946-05-25 Irena Szewińska, Polish 200m runner (Olympic Gold 1964, 68, 76), born in Leningrad, Russian SSR, Soviet Union
  • 1946-07-21 Zbigniew Kaczmarek, Polish lightweight (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1946-10-01 Ewa Klobukowska, Polish athlete (Olympic gold 4x100m relay 1964), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1946-10-17 Adam Michnik, Polish activist
  • 1947-03-30 Ryszard Kotla, Polish travel writer and activist, tour guide, journalist, academic teacher, engineer
  • 1948-01-04 Eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician
  • 1948-04-24 Benzion Freshwater, English multi-millionaire property investor, born in Sassov, Galicia, Poland
  • 1948-06-21 Andrzej Sapkowski, Polish writer (The Witcher), born in Łódź, Poland
  • 1948-09-01 Józef Życiński, Polish archbishop and philosopher
  • 1948-11-28 Agnieszka Holland, Polish actress and director (Europa Europa), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1949-06-08 Emanuel Ax, Polish American classical pianist, born in Lviv, Ukraine
  • 1949-06-18 Lech Kaczyński, Polish president (2005-10), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1949-06-18 Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Polish lawyer and politician (head of Law and Justice party), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1950-04-08 Grzegorz Lato, Polish footballer
  • 1950-09-13 Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz, Polish politician (8th Prime Minister of Poland), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1950-10-31 Jozef Stolorz, polish art painter
  • 1951-04-30 Danuta Rosani, Polish discus thrower (Olympic 1976) disqualified for drugs
  • 1952-08-06 Wojiech Fortuna, Polish ski jumper (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1952-08-30 Wojtek Fibak, Polish tennis star, born in Poznan, Poland
  • 1953-03-04 Paweł Janas, Polish football manager and former footballer
  • 1954-06-13 Andrzej Lepper, Polish politician (Deputy Prime Minister of Poland), born in Stowięcino, Poland (d. 2011)
  • 1954-11-15 Aleksander Kwaśniewski, Białogard Poland, politician and President of Poland (1995-2005)
  • 1955-03-10 Juliusz Machulski, Polish director/writer/actor (Do It Yourself)
  • 1955-04-03 Aleksandr Nikolayevich Yablontsev, Russian lt-colonel and cosmonaut, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2012)
  • 1955-05-20 Zbigniew Preisner, Polish film composer (Three Colors film trilogy), born in Bielsko-Biała, Poland
  • 1956-03-03 Zbigniew Boniek, Polish footballer
  • 1956-12-05 Krystian Zimerman, Polish pianist and conductor, born in Zabrze, Poland
  • 1957-01-01 Ewa Kasprzyk, Polish actress
  • 1957-01-02 Joanna Pacula, Tomszowaubelski Poland, actress (Gorky Park, Kiss)
  • 1957-04-22 Donald Tusk, Polish politician, Prime Minister of Poland (2007-14), President of the European Council 2014-), born in Gdańsk, Poland
  • 1957-06-01 Dorota Kędzierzawska, Polish film director
  • 1957-07-16 Włodzimierz Smolarek, Polish soccer player (FC Utrecht), born in Aleksandrów Łódzki, Poland (d. 2012)
  • 1957-07-25 Bogdan Musioł, German bobsledder (Olympic bronze 1980), born in Świętochłowice, Silesia, Poland
  • 1957-09-15 Paweł Pawlikowski, Polish filmmaker (Cold War), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1958-02-04 Tomasz Pacyński, Polish writer

Person of interestJanusz Kamiński

1959-06-27 Janusz Kamiński, Polish cinematographer (Schindler's List), born in Ziębice, Poland

Cinematographer Janusz Kamiński
Cinematographer
Janusz Kamiński
  • 1959-09-30 Basia Trzetrzelevska, Polish jazz singer (Time & Life)
  • 1959-12-20 Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz, Prime Minister of Poland, born in Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland
  • 1961-08-19 Danuta Bartoszek, Pyrzyce Poland, Canadian marathoner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1962-01-29 Olga Tokarczuk, Polish writer (Primeval and Other Times), 2018 Nobel Prize for Literature, born in Sulechów, Poland
  • 1962-02-04 Alfred Twardecki, Polish historian
  • 1962-03-09 Jan Furtok, Polish footballer, born in Katowice, Poland
  • 1962-06-04 Zenon Jaskuła, Polish racing cyclist, born in Śrem, Poland
  • 1963-02-23 Radosław Sikorski, Polish politician, born in Bydgoszcz, Poland
  • 1963-03-04 Barbara Bubula, Polish politician
  • 1963-03-12 John Andretti, American auto racer (NASCAR Cup Series: 2 wins, 37 top tens, 4 poles), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
  • 1963-05-08 Izabela Kloc, Polish politician
  • 1967-12-14 Ewa Białołęcka, Polish writer, born in Elbląg, Poland
  • 1968-01-05 Andrew Golota, Polish boxer, born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1968-07-30 Robert Korzeniowski, Polish athlete (won 4 Olympic gold 1996, 2000, 2004), born in Lubaczów, Poland[
  • 1969-01-13 Katarzyna Nowak, tennis star (1994 Futures France), born in Łódź, Poland
  • 1970-06-05 Izabella Scorupco, Polish Swedish actress (Golden Eye), born in Bialystok, Poland
  • 1970-12-14 Anna Maria Jopek, Polish musician and singer, born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1971-06-12 Iwan Tomasz, Polish soccer player (Roda JC, Feyenoord), born in Słupsk, Poland
  • 1971-12-30 Thomas Strzalkowski, American fencer-sabre (Olympics 1996), born in Kraków, Poland
  • 1972-04-13 Mariusz Czerkawski, Polish NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers), born in Radomsko, Poland
  • 1972-05-10 Radosław Majdan, Polish footballer
  • 1972-05-16 Andrzej Duda, Polish politician, President of Poland (2015-), born in Kraków, Poland
  • 1972-06-05 Pavel Kotla, Polish conductor
  • 1972-08-02 Justyna Steczkowska, Polish singer, born in Rzeszow, Poland
  • 1972-11-14 Edyta Górniak, Polish singer
  • 1972-12-01 Norbert Wójtowicz, Polish historian and theologian
  • 1973-01-11 Joanna Brodzik, Polish actress (Magma M. and Kasia i Tomek), born in Krosno Odrzańskie, Poland
  • 1973-03-23 Jerzy Dudek, Polish footballer
  • 1973-03-24 Jacek Bąk, Polish footballer
  • 1973-06-13 Kasia Kowalska, Polish pop rock singer and actress, born in Sulejówek, Poland
  • 1973-06-26 Paweł Małaszyński, Polish actor and band leader (Cochise), born in Szczecinek, Poland
  • 1974-02-03 Konrad Gałka, Polish swimmer
  • 1974-03-20 Andrzej Pilipiuk, Polish writer
  • 1975-09-25 Mariusz Duda, Polish rock musician (Riverside), born in Wegorzewo, Poland
  • 1975-12-20 Bartosz Bosacki, Polish footballer, born in Poznań, Poland
  • 1976-01-17 Aga Zaryan [Agnieszka Skrzypek], Polish jazz singer (A Book of Luminous Things), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1976-04-22 Michał Żewłakow, Polish footballer
  • 1976-05-15 Jacek Krzynówek, Polish footballer
  • 1976-07-01 Szymon Ziółkowski, Polish hammer thrower (Olympic gold 2000), born in Poznań, Poland
  • 1976-07-16 Tomasz Kuchar, Polish rally driver, born in Wrocław, Poland
  • 1976-07-17 Dagmara Dominczyk, Polish actress, born in Kielce, Poland
  • 1976-08-29 Kasia Kulesza, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1976-09-12 Maciej Żurawski, Polish footballer, born in Poznań, Poland
  • 1976-11-12 Mirosław Szymkowiak, Polish footballer, born in Poznań, Poland
  • 1976-12-01 Tomasz Adamek, Polish boxer (WBC light heavyweight title 2005-07; IBF, Ring magazine and lineal cruiserweight title 2008-09), born in Żywiec, Poland
  • 1976-12-13 Radosław Sobolewski, Polish footballer, born in Białystok, Poland
  • 1977-02-07 Mariusz Pudzianowski, Polish strongman competitor
  • 1977-02-20 Bartosz Kizierowski, Polish swimmer
  • 1977-05-14 Anca Barna, Cluj Romania, tennis star (semifinals 1995 ITF Poland)
  • 1977-06-07 Marcin Baszczyński, Polish football player
  • 1977-06-10 Adam Darski, Polish musician most known for being the leader of Behemoth
  • 1977-06-27 Arkadiusz Radomski, Polish footballer (Veendam), born in Gniezno, Poland
  • 1977-08-13 Michael Klim, Polish Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1977-08-30 Kamil Kosowski, Polish footballer
  • 1977-12-03 Adam Małysz, Polish ski jumper (record 4 individual World C'ship gold medals), Wisła, Poland
  • 1978-08-03 Mariusz Jop, Polish footballer, born in Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski, Poland
  • 1978-11-22 Magdalena Grzybowska, Polish tennis star (1995 Futures Slovakia), born in Poznań, Poland
  • 1978-11-29 Ludwika Paleta, Polish-born Mexican actress, born in Kraków, Poland
  • 1978-12-30 Zbigniew Robert Promiński, Polish drummer
  • 1979-01-12 Grzegorz Rasiak, Polish footballer, born in Szczecin, Poland

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