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Famous people from Poland

  2. 2. BIBLIOGRAPHY He was born in Galicia, in the current Poland, son of Max Wilderand Eugenia Dittler, both Jews. He originally intended to become alawyer, but when he moved to Vienna, he abandoned the careerbecoming a journalist. Later, with the experience gained he workedon a major tabloid in Berlin, where he began his film career as ascreenwriter in 1929. After the rise of Hitler in 1933, he emigratedto France and then to the United States. His mother andgrandparents died in Auschwitz. 
  3. 3. CAREER His career as a screenwriter, filmmaker and producerspanned more than 50 years in over 60 films. He isremembered as one of the most brilliant filmmakers of histime in Hollywood and several of his films have beenacclaimed both by audiences and by critics.Despite not speaking English when she arrived inHollywood, he quickly learned the language and had the helpof Peter Lorre to join the American film industry.
  5. 5. Marie Curie was born in Warsaw, Poland, onNovember 7, 1867. Marie had four brothers andsisters. The oldest sister and her mother died whenshe was 11. Her father was a patriot, whose viewsabout an independent Poland put his job in danger.
  6. 6. Marie finished high school when she was 15, with the highest grades. When she was 24, she moved to Paris to study mathematics and physics at theSorbonne. She wanted to return to Poland after she got her teacher’s diploma. But Marie didn’t return to Poland. In 1894, she met a French scientist called Pierre Curie. He was a member of the School of Industrial Physics and Chemistry. She married Pierre and they had 2 daughters.
  7. 7. Nicolas Copernicus was born on 19thFebruary, 1473 in Toru, Poland.He died on 24th May, 1543 in Frauenburg.
  8. 8. Nicholas Copernicus proposed theidea of a heliocentric (sun centered)solar system and the idea that the Earth,besides orbiting the Sun annually, alsoturns once daily on its own axis.Copernicuss theory had importantconsequences for later scientificthinkers, including such major figures asGalileo, Kepler, Descartes, and Newton.
  9. 9.  Roman Polanski (born 18 August 1933) is a French-Polish film director, producer, writer and actor. Having made films in Poland, Britain, France and the USA, he is considered one of the few "truly international filmmakers.
  10. 10.  Born in Paris to Polish parents, he moved with his family back to Poland in 1937, shortly before the outbreak of World War II. He survived the Holocaust and was educated in Poland and became a director of both art house and commercial films.Polanskis first feature-length film, Knife in the Watr (1962), made in Poland, was nominated for a United States Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film but was beaten by Federico Fellinis 8½. He has since received five more Oscar nominations, along with two Baftas, four Césars, a Golden Globe Award and the Palme dOr of the Cannes Film Festival in France.
  11. 11. Oscar Hear Films Oscar Nomination Nóz w wodzie (Knife in the1962 1 Water)1968 Rosemarys Baby 2 11974 Chinatown 11 11979 Tess 6 31986 Pirates 12002 The Pianist 7 32005 Oliver Twist To Each His Own Cinema2007 (segmento Cinéma erotique) The Ghost Writer (O Escritor2010 Fantasma (Pt-BR))2010 Smoke on the Water
  12. 12. Jakub BlaszczykowskiArtur Boruc
  13. 13. Date of birth: 14 December 1985 (age 26)Place of birth: Truskolasy, PolandHeight: 1.75 mPlayer position: MidfielderCurrent club: Borussia Dortmund
  14. 14. Senior careerYears Team Apps† (Gls)†2003–2004 KS Częstochowa 24 (11)2005–2007 Wisła Kraków 51 (4)2007– Borussia Dortmund 125 (8) National team2004 Poland U19 8 (0)2005–2006 Poland U21 3 (1)2005 Poland B 1 (0)2006– Poland 48 (8)
  15. 15. Date of birth: 20 February 1980Place of birth: Siedlce, PolandHeight: 1,93mPlaying position: GoalkeeperCurrent club: Fiorentina
  16. 16. Senior career*Years Team Apps† (Gls)†1998–1999 Pogoń Siedlce 12 (0)1999–2005 Legia Warszawa 69 (1) → Dolcan Ząbki2000 (loan) 12 (0)2005 → Celtic (loan) 9 (0)2005–2010 Celtic 153 (0)2010– Fiorentina 42 (0) National team‡2004–2010 Poland 46 (0)