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Franciszek Ryszka

Franciszek Ryszka, Polish history and political science educator. Decorated Military Cross, Polonia Resituta Cross. Science/academic adviser Glowna Komisja Badania Zbrodni Hitlerowskich, Warsaw, since 1965. Served as sergeant infantry Polish Army, 1944-1946. Member Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Politycznych (vice president 1965-1966), Komitet Polskiej Akademii Nauk (vice president 1983-1985).

Background

  • Ryszka, Franciszek was born on August 4, 1924 in Kniaziowka, Sokolka, Poland. Son of Jozef and Anna (Wankowicz) Ryszka.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, University Wroclaw, Poland, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy in Law, University Wroclaw, Poland, 1951.

    Career

    • Assistant professor department law University Wroclaw, 1950-1953. Assistant professor Institute History, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1953-1963, professor, 1963-1985, Institute Political Science, University Warsaw, from 1986. Visiting professor University Hamburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1973, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Science Sociales, Paris, 1980-1981, University Saarbrücken, Federal Republic Germany, 1984.

      Chairman longterm research University Warsaw, since 1983. Part-time professor Warsaw Theatre and Drama Academy, since 1982.

    Works

    • Author: Night and Fog: Germany in the Hitler's Time, 1962, Literature under the Pressure of History, 1967, Politics and War, 1975, Reflection on Literature, 1978, Nuremberg, 1982, Political Science, 1984, The Martial Law State: on the State and Legal System of the Third Reich, 1985, 3rd review educated. Co-author Between Utopia and Despair: on Marshall McLuhan and Herbert Marcuse, 1970, History of Political and Legal Doctrines, 1983. Editor (book) Polska Ludowa, 1974.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Science/academic adviser Glowna Komisja Badania Zbrodni Hitlerowskich, Warsaw, since 1965. Served as sergeant infantry Polish Army, 1944-1946. Member Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Politycznych (vice president 1965-1966), Komitet Polskiej Akademii Nauk (vice president 1983-1985).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, films, dogs, soccer.

    Connections

    • Married Romana Mroczkowska, August 1, 1949 (divorced 1964). Children: Anna Cybulski, Lydia Scannell. Married Elzbieta Grabczak, June 16, 1964.

      1 child, Dominika Ryszka-Pasek.
    • father: Jozef Ryszka
    • mother: Anna (Wankowicz) Ryszka
    • spouses: Romana Mroczkowska
    • Elzbieta Grabczak
    • children: Anna Cybulski Ryszka
    • Lydia Scannell Ryszka
    • Dominika Ryszka-Pasek Ryszka
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    Born August 4, 1924
    Died March 31, 1998
    (aged 73)
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    • 1950
      University Wroclaw
    • 1951
      University Wroclaw
    • 1950 - 1953
      Assistant, professor department law University Wroclaw
    • 1953 - 1963
      assistant, professor Institute History
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States

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