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Piotr Wyrost

Piotr Wyrost, Polish anatomist, educator, researcher. Recipient Knight Cross Order Revival of Poland President of Poland, 1978, Medal of Commission National Education, Minister of Education, 1980, Order Educator of Merit, President of Poland, 1984.


  • Wyrost, Piotr was born on June 28, 1925 in Sandomierz, Poland. Son of Aleksy and Zubrzycka Rozalia Wyrost.

  • Education

    • Veterinary surgeon, University Wroclaw, 1952. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Agricultural University, 1960. Doctor of Science, Agricultural University, 1967.


    • Assistant Department of Animal Anatomy, Wroclaw, 1950-1957, adjunct, 1957-1969, associate professor, 1969-1978, extraordinary officer, 1978-1989, full professor, 1989-1995, retired, 1995. Head department of animal anatomy Agricultural University of Wrocl, 1969-1995. Prodean Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, 1972-1981.


    • Co-author: Polish Veterinary Anatomical Nomenclature, 1978, Outline of History of Polish Veterinary Medicine, 1990. Co-author, editor: Veterinary Old Prints in the Polish Libraries, 1996, The Fauna of Ancient Silesia, 1985. Editor-in-chief Archivum Veterinarium Polonicum, 1988-1997.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member International Council for Archaeozoology, 1971-1998. Member Polish Anatomical Society (honorary member, board directors), Polish Society of Veterinary Sciences (honorary member, board directors, section for history of veterinary medicine, 1987-1998), Polish Academy of Sciences (committee veterinary science 1987-1998).



    Bibliography of old prints, stamp collecting/philately, coin collecting/numismatics.


    • Married Czeslawa Madziarz, August 2, 1954. 1 child, Aleksandra.
    • father: Aleksy Wyrost
    • mother: Zubrzycka Rozalia Wyrost
    • spouse: Czeslawa Madziarz
    • child: Aleksandra Wyrost
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    Born June 28, 1925
    • 1952
      University Wroclaw
    • 1960
      Agricultural University
    • 1967
      Agricultural University
    • 1950 - 1957
      Assistant, Department of Animal Anatomy
      Wroclaw, Dolnoslaskie, Poland
    • 1957 - 1969
      Assistant, Department of Animal Anatomy
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