Polish PopeJohn Paul II – blessed pope, died in 2005.After his death all Poles felt mourning.
Polish PresidentLech Wałęsa - a Polish politician, trade-unionorganizer, and human-rights activist. A charismaticleader, he co-founded Solidarity and the Soviet blocsfirst independent trade union, won the Nobel PeacePrize in 1983, and served as President of Polandbetween 1990 and 1995
Polish scientistMarie Skłodowska-Curie - was a Polishphysicist and chemist, working mainly in France. Shewas the first woman to win a Nobel Prize. Herachievements included a theory of radioactivity and thediscovery of two elements, polonium and radium.
ChopinThe greatest Polish composer, well –known around the whole world.
Polish sportsmenAdam Małysz - is a former ski jumper, one of themost successful in the history of the sport. The mostimportant of his successes are 4 individual OlympicGames medals, 4 individual World Championships goldmedals (all-time record), 4 individual World Cup titles(all-time record), 39 individual competition wins and 92podiums in total.
Robert KubicaHe`s a Polish racing driver. He became the first Polishdriver to compete in Formula One. Between 2006 and2009 he drove for the BMW Sauber F1 team, promotedfrom test driver to race driver during 2006.