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Nikolaus Kopernikus

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Nicolaus Copernicus (/kˈpɜːrnɪkəs, kə/;[1][2][3] Polish: Mikołaj Kopernik [miˈkɔwaj kɔˈpɛrɲik]; German: Nikolaus Kopernikus; 19 February 1473 – 24 May 1543) was a Renaissance mathematician, physician and astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun rather than the Earth at the center of the universe, likely independently of Aristarchus of Samos, who had formulated such a model some eighteen centuries earlier. Continue reading Nikolaus Kopernikus

Stanislaw Lem

Stanislaw Lem was WriterDoc

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2005

Stanisław Herman[2] Lem (Polish pronunciation: [staˈɲiswaf ˈlɛm]; 12 September 1921 – 27 March 2006) was a Polish writer of science fiction, philosophy, and satire, and a trained physician. Lem’s books have been translated into forty-one languages and have sold over forty-five million copies.[3][4] From the 1950s to 2000s, he published many books, both science fiction and philosophical/futurological. He is best known as the author of the 1961 novel Solaris, which has been made into a feature film three times. In 1976, Theodore Sturgeon wrote that Lem was the most widely read science-fiction writer in the world.[5] Continue reading Stanislaw Lem

Friedrich Wolf

Friedrich Wolf was WriterDoc, DiplomatDoc, PhilosophyDoc, DirectorDoc, ArtHistoryDoc, PoliticDoc, StampDoc, CoinDoc, WriterDoc

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Friedrich Wolf (1952)

Friedrich Wolf (December 23, 1888 – October 5, 1953) was a German doctor and a politically engaged writer who at one stage, from 1949–51, served as his young country’s first ambassador to Poland.[1] Continue reading Friedrich Wolf

Sebastian Petrycy

Sebastian Petrycy was PhilosopherDoc, TranslatorDoc, StampDoc, WriterDoc, PublisherDoc

Sebastian Petrycy of Pilzno (1554–1626) was a Polish philosopher and physician. He lectured and published notable works in the field of medicine but is principally remembered for his masterly Polish translations of philosophical works byAristotle and for his commentaries to them. Petrycy made major contributions to nascent Polish philosophical terminology.[1] Continue reading Sebastian Petrycy

Józef Dietl

Józef Dietl was TeacherDoc, PoliticDoc,

Józef Dietl (24 January 1804 in Podbuże near Sambor – 18 January 1878 in Kraków) was an AustrianPolish physician born to an Austrian father and Polish mother. He studied medicine in Lviv and Vienna. He was a pioneer in balneology, and a professor of Jagiellonian University, elected as its rector in 1861. Dietl described the kidney ailment known as “Dietl’s Crisis” as well as its treatment.

From 1866 to 1874 Józef Dietl was mayor of the city of Kraków. Continue reading Józef Dietl