Thomas Sobotzik
Thomas Sobotzik (Polish: Tomasz Sobocki; born October 16, 1974 in Gliwice) is a German footballer from Polish part of Silesia, who currently plays for 1. FC Oberstedten.
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Herbert Bednorz
Herbert Bednorz (born 25 September 1908 in Gliwice - died 12 April 1989 in Katowice) was a Polish Catholic priest, theologist, and a Coadjutor bishop (from 1950) and later, from 1967, bishop of Roman ...
Adam Wiercioch
Adam Wiercioch (born November 1, 1980 in Gliwice, Śląskie) is a Polish fencer who won a silver medal in Men's Team Épée (Fencing) at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, together with Tomasz Motyka, R...
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Lukas Podolski
Lukas Josef Podolski ([ˈluːkas poˈdɔlski]; born Łukasz Józef Podolski ([ˈwukaʂ poˈdɔlski]) on 4 June 1985) is a German footballer who plays as a forward for Italian club Inter Milan, on loan from Engl...
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Bobby E. Lüthge
Bobby E. Lüthge (1892–1964) was a German screenwriter.
Rainer Beck
The 13 May 1945 German deserter execution occurred five days after the capitulation of Adolf Hitler's Wehrmacht, when a court martial of captured German officers imposed a death sentence upon each of ...
Dieter Kottysch
Dieter Kottysch (born 30 June 1943 in Gleiwitz, now Gliwice, Poland) is a former boxer and Olympic gold medalist.
Kottysch is a former German amateur boxer, who won the light middleweight Olympi...
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Adam Matuszczyk
Adam Matuszczyk ([ˈadam maˈtuʂt͡ʂɨk]; born 14 February 1989) is a Polish footballer who plays for 1. FC Köln and is a member of the Poland national team. Naturally a left midfielder, he can also ...
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William Blandowski
Johann Wilhelm Theodor Ludwig von Blandowski, known in English as William Blandowski (21 January 1822 – 18 December 1878), was a German zoologist and mining engineer. He is known for his work in Austr...
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Alois Wosnitza
Alois Wosnitza (17 November 1914 – 13 December 1982) was a highly decorated Oberfeldwebel and ground-attackpilot in the Luftwaffe during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of ...
Władysław Dworaczek
Władysław Dworaczek (9 September 1912 in Gleiwitz (today Gliwice) (Sośnica) - 22 December 2003 in Rybnik) was a Polish educator and community organiser, as well as a political prisoner in the Nazi con...
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Alfred Hemmann
Alfred Hemmann (13 October 1895 – 26 September 1957) was a highly decorated Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The K...
Jan Górny
Jan Górny (August 14, 1907 – May 7, 1945) was a Polish boxer who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics.He was born in Gliwice and died in Orglandes, France.In 1928 he was eliminated in the quarte...
Justine Ozga
Justine Ozga (born 31 January 1988 in Gliwice, Poland) is a German tennis player.Ozga has won two singles and eight doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 15 October 2007, she reached her be...
Gottfried Bermann
Gottfried Bermann, later Gottfried Bermann Fischer (July 31, 1897, Gleiwitz, Silesia – September 17, 1995, Camaiore), was a German publisher. He owned the S. Fischer Verlag.After serving as an officer...
Richard Fritz Behrendt
Richard Fritz Behrendt (6 February 1908, Gliwice, Upper Silesia – 17 October 1972, Basel) was a German sociologist.
Rudolf Herrnstadt
Rudolf Herrnstadt (18 March 1903, Gleiwitz [Gliwice] – 28 August 1966, Halle, Saxony-Anhalt) was a German journalist and communist politician – most notable for his anti-...
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Jerzy Krasówka
Jerzy Wilibald Krasówka (17 August 1924 – 11 April 2001) was a Polish footballer who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Eugen Goldstein
Eugen Goldstein (September 5, 1850 – December 25, 1930) was a German physicist. He was an early investigator of discharge tubes, the discoverer of anode rays, and is sometimes credited with the ...
John Baildon
John Baildon (11 December 1772 – 7 August 1846) was a Scottish pioneer in metallurgy in continental Europe.Baildon was born in Larbert, Stirlingshire. In 1793, he came to Prussian Silesia (in modern d...
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