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Famous Poles

People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

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  • Dariusz Wolski cinematographer
  • Aleksander Wolszczan astronomer
  • Marian Woronin athlete, Olympic medalist
  • Agata Wrobel weightlifter, Olympic medalist
  • Tomasz Wroblewski musician, songwriter
  • Leon Wyczolkowski painter
  • Piotr Wysocki army lieutenant, November uprising leader
  • Stanislaw Wyspianski playwright, painter, poet
Y - Z
  • Daniel Yanofsky chess grandmaster
  • Jozef Zabinski chess master, problemist
  • Franciszek Zablocki comic dramatist, satirist
  • Marian Zacharski intelligence officer
  • Adam Zagajewski poet, novelist, translator, essayist
  • Janusz Zajdel author
  • August Zaleski economist, former president
  • L. L. Zamenhof inventor
  • Kordian Jozef Zamorski military officer
  • August Zamoyski sculptor
  • Maurycy Klemens Zamoyski politician
  • Krzysztof Zanussi producer, film director
  • Kazimierz Zarankiewicz mathematician
  • Andrzej Zawada mountaineer
  • Jozef Zawadzki chemist
  • Janusz K. Zawodny historian, political scientist
  • Piotr Zbylitowski poet
  • Wladyslaw Zelenski musician
  • Stefan Zeromski novelist
  • Rafal A. Ziemkiewicz writer
  • Krystian Zimerman pianist
  • Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm author
  • Szymon Ziolkowski hammer thrower, Olympic medalist
  • Artur Zmijewski filmmaker, photographer
  • Czeslaw Znamierowski philosopher, jurist, sociologist
  • Kazimierz Zorawski mathematician
  • Andrzej Zulawski film director
  • Jerzy Zulawski novelist
  • Juliusz Zulawski poet, prose writer, literary critic, translator
  • Henryk Zygalski mathematician, cryptologist, Enigma decrypter
  • Antoni Zygmund mathematician
  • Adolf Zytogorski chess master
  • Eugeniusz Zytomirski poet, playwright, novelist

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Poland's Information

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Land Area 304,255 km2
Water Area 8,430 km2
Total Area 312,685km2 (#69)
Population 38,523,261 (#34)
Population Density 126.62/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $1,050.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $27,700
Currency Zloty (PLN)
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.