Known Unknowns

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Aleksander Borejko Chodźko

filomata, poeta, dyplomata, orientalista, slawista, patriota

Persja

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Orientalistyka

Aleksander Czekanowski

discoverer of Siberian Traps

Siberia

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Geology

Benedykt Dybowski

discoverer of the mysteries of Baikal

Siberia

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Geology

Emil Meyerson

the forgotten giant of the philosophy of science

France

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Philisophy

Erazm Józef Jerzmanowski

millionaire and philanthropist

United States

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Industry

Ernest Malinowski

engineer, national hero of Peru

Peru

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Construction

Ferdynand Karo

pharmacist, botanist and his Siberian peregrinations

Siberia

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Nature

Friar Zenon Żebrowski

Franciscan, missionary in Japan

Japan

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Missionary activity

Jan Czerski

tireless explorer of Siberia

Siberia

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Geology

Jan Czochralski

scientist and inventor

Germany

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Chemistry

Jan Szczepanik

forgotten inventor, Polish Edison

Austria

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Industry

Józef Chodźko

jeden z pierwszych polskich badaczy i znawców Kaukazu, wybitny geodeta i kartograf

Kaukaz

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Geografia

Julian Talko-Hryncewicz

doctor, scientist and researcher of Siberia

Siberia, Russia

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Ethnology and anthropology

Karol Stefan Szolc-Rogoziński

traveller, discoverer, explorer of Cameroon

Cameroon

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Ethnology and anthropology

Kazimierz Romuald Nowak

traveller, pioneer of Polish reportage

Africa

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Photography

Maria Zakrzewska

pioneer of women’s health care

United States

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Medicine

Paweł Edmund Strzelecki

the first Pole who travelled around the world for scientific purposes

Australia

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Geology

Rudolf Stefan Jan Weigl

world famous biologist

Poland

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Nature

Stanisław Zaremba

mathematician with extraordinary achievements

Poland

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Mathematics

Stefan Banach

world-class scientist, founder of the Lwów School of Mathematics

Poland

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Mathematics

Stefan Drzewiecki

pioneer of submarine navigation and aviation

France

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Aviation

Władysław Turowicz

Polish eagle over the Himalayas

Pakistan

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Aviation