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Henryk Samsonowicz

Henryk SAMSONOWICZ, Polish politician and historian. Gold Cross of Merit; Medal, Officier Legion d'honneur. Warsaw University since 1950; Civic Committee attached to Lech Walesa, Chair, of Solidarity Industry Self-governing Trade Union; group for political reforms and team for science, education and tech, progress February-April 1989; Polish Historical Society.

Background

  • Samsonowicz, Henryk was born on January 23, 1930 in Warsaw, Poland. Son of Jan and Henryka (Krukowska).

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Warsaw, 1980. Doctor honoris causa, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, 1981. Doctor honoris causa, High School Education, Krakow, 1996.

      Doctor honoris causa, High School Education, Torun, 1997.

    Career

    • Lecturer 1950-1960, Assistant Professor 1960-1971, Professor, History Institute since 1971, Rector 1980-1982. Attached to Lech Walesa, Chair, of Solidarity Industry Self-governing Trade Union, Chairman Science and Education Commission since 1988. Participant Round Table plenary debates.

      Minister of National Education 1989-1991. Chairman General Board 1977-1982, Society for Advancement and Propagation of Sciences 1980-1985. Commander’s Cross of Polonia Restituta.

    Works

    • Editor: Republic of Nobles, 1984, East-Central Europe in Transition, 1986. Author: Studien uber Danziger Kapital, 1972, Miasta Polskie, 1987, Polens Platz in Europe, 1996.

    Membership

    Warsaw University since 1950. Civic Committee attached to Lech Walesa, Chair, of Solidarity Industry Self-governing Trade Union. Group for political reforms and team for science, education and tech, progress February-April 1989.

    Polish Historical Society.

    Connections

    • Son of; married Agnieszka Lechowska, January 20, 1951. Children: Anna, January.
    • father: Jan Son
    • mother: Henryka (Krukowska) Son
    • spouse: Agnieszka Lechowska
    • children: Anna Samsonowicz
    • January Samsonowicz
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    • 1981
      Duquesne University
    • 1996
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    • 1997
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    • 1954 - 1971
      Teacher, University Warsaw
    • 1969 - 1979
      Teacher, University Warsaw
    • 1975 - 1980
      head, Institute History
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1980 - 1982
      Teacher, University Warsaw
      Rector, Arkansas, United States

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