71st Anniversary of The Warsaw Uprising

Today we commemorate 71st anniversary of The Warsaw Uprising, Polish:Powstanie Warszawskie, that is considered as one of the most significant events in modern Polish history. Due to its tragic consequences, in particular the enormous human and material losses, the question of the legitimacy of the decision to start a spurt remains a subject of debates and polemics. The whole operation was led by the Polish resistance Home Army, Polish: Armia Krajowa. The Warsaw Uprising began
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Two Great Polish enterpreneures – Max Factor & Helena Rubenstein

Max Factor a visionary artist called the father of make up and Helena Rubinstein the woman who revolutionized the world of cosmetics with her new personalized and innovative beauty regime. Two great Poles that made an outstanding international careera.   Max Factor Not many people know that world wide recognised cosmetical brand Max Factor was actually established by a Polish-Jewish businessman – Maksymilians (Maks) Faktor. He was born in Łódź in 1872. Early cause at
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Genealogical workshops

Last Wednesday we organized a tour to Archives of Metropolitan Curia in Krakow as a part of our genealogical workshops for seniors. We started our tour with sightseeing private chapel of Krakow’s Bishops. Sister Karola who is responsible for the archives told us a fascinating story behind it. Further she also explained to our entrants how the archives works, she mentioned all the procedures and the way data are stored. After that interesting lecture we
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