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Maria Bogucka

Maria Bogucka, Polish historian, educator. Decorated cavalier's cross Order Polonia Restituta, officer's cross Order Polonia Restituta; recipient Science awards Polish Academy of Sciences, 1983, 87, 88, award of Alfred Jurzykowski Foundation, New York City, 1996.

Background

  • Bogucka, Maria was born on June 1, 1929 in Warsaw, Poland. Daughter of Yan and Helena (Kasprowicz) Bogucka.

  • Education

    • Warsaw University, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Warsaw University, 1956. Habilitation, Institute of History Polish Academy, 1961.

    Career

    • Assistant Warsaw University, 1951-1953, Institute History Polish Academy of Sciences, 1953-1956, assistant professor, 1956-1971, professor, 1971-1981, professor, head of department modern history, since 1981.

    Works

    • Author: Nicholas Copernicus, The Country and Times, 1973, Das Alte Danzig 1980, 2nd edition 1987, Das Alte Polen, 1983, The Lost World of The Sarmatians, 1996. Editor-in-chief Centuries Speaking, 1957-1976, Acta Polonae Historica, since 1978.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board directors Solidarity Warsaw Polish Academy of Sciences, 1980-1989. Fellow The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities, 1988. Member International Commission for History of Towns (vice president), Polish Academy of Knowledge and Arts.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, reading, movies.

    Connections

    • father: Yan Bogucka
    • mother: Helena (Kasprowicz) Bogucka
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    • 1951
      Warsaw University
    • 1956
      Warsaw University
    • 1961
      Institute of History Polish Academy
    • 1951 - 1953
      Assistant, Warsaw University
    • 1953 - 1956
      Assistant, Warsaw University
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