108 Martyrs of World War II
The 108 Martyrs of World War II, known also as the 108 Blessed Polish Martyrs (Polish: 108 błogosławionych męczenników), were Roman Catholics from Poland killed during World War II by Nazi Germany...
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Yechiel Lerer
Yechiel Lerer (1910-1943) was a Yiddish poet.Lerer lived in the Warsaw Ghetto and participated in the ghetto literary activity. He was involved in the periodical Hamadrikh (Hebrew: "The Guide"). Yechi...
Grzegorz Przemyk
Grzegorz Przemyk (May 17, 1964 – May 14, 1983) was a young, aspiring Polish poet from Warsaw, who was murdered by members of the Communist People's Milicja Obywatelska. His killing was one of many s...
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Filip Eisenberg
Filip Pinkus Eisenberg (born July 19, 1876 in Kraków, died July 18, 1942 in Belzec extermination camp) was a Polish-Jewish doctor and bacteriologist.
He was the son of a merchant, Adolf Abraham Ei...
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Otto Freundlich
Otto Freundlich (10 July 1878 – 9 March 1943) was a German painter and sculptor of Jewish origin and one of the first generation of abstract artists.
Freundlich was born in Stolp, Province o...
Věra Kohnová
Věra Kohnová (1929 – 1942) was a Jewish girl from Czechoslovakia. She wrote a diary about her feelings and about events during the Nazi occupation. Her diary was published in 2006.Kohnová was born in ...
France Antelme
Major Joseph Antoine France Antelme OBE (12 March 1900 – 1944) was one of 14 Franco-Mauritians who served in the Special Operations Executive (SOE), a World War II British secret service that sent spi...
Alfons Flisykowski
Alfons Flisykowski (22 September 1902, Gorrenschin, Kreis Karthaus, West Prussia, Germany - October 5, 1939, Danzig-Saspe) was a Polish worker of the Polish Post Office in the Free City of Danzig in t...
Marian Neuteich
Marian Neuteich (May 29, 1890 - c.1943) was a Polish-Jewish composer, cellist and conductor.During World War II, Neuteich was in the Warsaw Ghetto, where he was one of the conductors of the Jewish Sym...
Julian Chorążycki
Dr. Julian Chorążycki (1893 – April 19, 1943) was a Jewish captain in the Polish Army before World War II; a professional physician from Warsaw. He became the first leader and secret organizer of the ...
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Kazimierz Skorupka
Kazimierz Józef Skorupka, codename: Dziad (b. February 18, 1901 in Warsaw - 1944 in Majdanek) was a Polish Scoutmaster (harcmistrz), Polish Army officer and member of the Polish resistance during the ...
John Gottowt
John Gottowt (15 June 1881 – 29 August 1942) was a German actor, stage director and film director for theatres and silent movies.He was born as Isidor Gesang in Lemberg, Austria-Hungary. After his e...
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Michał Weinzieher
Michał Weinzieher (born 1 June 1903 in Będzin, Russian Empire, Polish lands of the Russian Partition; d. April 1944 in Kraków) was a Polish art historian and art critic, museologist, and separately al...
Paweł Finder
Paweł Finder ([ˈpavɛw ˈfindɛr]; pseudonyms: Paul Finder, Paul Reynot; 19 September 1904 – 26 July 1944) was a Polish-Jewish Communist leader and First Secretary of the Polish Workers' Party (PPR) from...
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Moshe Rynecki
Moshe Rynecki (1881–1943) was a Polish artist of Jewish origins. He was born in Miedzyrzec Podlaski, Poland to a hasidic family. Moshe was one of five surviving children of the thirteen born to his pa...
Eddy Hamel
Eddy Hamel (21 October 1902 – 30 April 1943) was an American soccer player for Dutch club AFC Ajax.Die-hard Ajax supporters call themselves "Joden" — Dutch for "Jews" — a nickname that reflects both t...
Piotr Szarek
Piotr Szarek (born 7 May 1908 in Złotniki; d. 9 September 1939 in Bydgoszcz) was a Polish Catholic clergyman, member of the Congregation of the Mission, publicly murdered by the Nazis on the ninth day...
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Pyotr Voykov
Pyotr Lazarevich Voykov (Russian: Пётр Ла́заревич Во́йков; party aliases: Пётрусь and Интеллигент, or Piotrus and Intelligent) (August 13 [O.S. August 1] 1888 – June 7, 192...
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Berek Lajcher
Berek Lajcher (October 24, 1893 – August 2, 1943) was a Jewish physician and social activist from Wyszków before the Holocaust in Poland, remembered for his leadership in the prisoner uprising at Treb...
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Przemysł II
Przemysł II (also given in English and Latin as Premyslas or Premislaus, Polish: Przemysł or less properly Przemysław) (14 October 1257 – 8 February 1296), was the Duke of Poznań from 1257-1279, o...
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Franciszka Arnsztajnowa
Franciszka Arnsztajnowa (in full: Franciszka Hanna Arnsztajnowa; 19 February 1865 – August 1942) was a Polish poet, playwright, and translator of Jewish descent. Much of her creative oeuvre falls with...