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Józef Andrzej Gierowski

Józef Andrzej Gierowski, Polish historian, educator. Recipient Alfred Jurzykowski Foundation award 1993. Secretary, Polish-German Commission Historians, 1957-1963; member Polish Parliament, 1985-1989. Member Wroclawskie Towarzystwo Naukowe (vice president 1963-1965), Polskie Towarzystwo Historyczne, Polska Akademia Umiejetnosci.

Background

  • Gierowski, Józef Andrzej was born on March 19, 1922 in Czestochowa, Poland. Son of Jozef and Stefania (Wasilewska) Gierowski.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, Jagellonian University, Cracow, Poland, 1945. Doctor of Philosophy, Jagellonian University, Cracow, Poland, 1947. Doctorate (honorary), University Uppsala, Sweden, 1983.

      Doctorate (honorary), University Connecticut, 1986. Doctorate (honorary), University Wroctaw, Poland, 1992.

    Career

    • Assistant University Wroclaw, 1946-1954, professor, 1954-1965, prorector, 1958-1961, dean historico-philosophical faculty, 1964-1965. Professor Institute History Polish Academy of Sciences, 1953-1968. Professor modern history Jagellonian University, since 1965.

      Rector, 1981-1987, director Center for Research on History and Culture of Polish Jews, 1986-1999.

    Works

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Secretary, Polish-German Commission Historians, 1957-1963. Member Polish Parliament, 1985-1989. Member Wroclawskie Towarzystwo Naukowe (vice president 1963-1965), Polskie Towarzystwo Historyczne, Polska Akademia Umiejetnosci.

    Connections

    • Married Danuta Wolniak, December 27, 1945. Children: Jozef Krzysztof, Elzbieta Pluta. Married Maria Przetacznik, January 19, 1985.

      Married Janina Sak, July 5, 1997.
    • father: Jozef Gierowski
    • mother: Stefania (Wasilewska) Gierowski
    • spouses: Danuta Wolniak
    • Maria Przetacznik
    • Janina Sak
    • children: Jozef Krzysztof Gierowski
    • Elzbieta Pluta Gierowski
    Józef Andrzej Gierowski
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    Born March 19, 1922
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1945
      Jagellonian University
    • 1947
      Jagellonian University
    • 1983
      University Uppsala
    • 1986
      University Connecticut
    • 1992
      University Wroctaw
    • 1953 - 1968
      professor, Institute History Polish Academy Science
    • 1958 - 1961
      Assistant, University Wroclaw
    • 1964 - 1965
      Assistant, University Wroclaw
    • 1965
      professor, modern history Jagellonian University
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