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Maria Stefania Pankow

Maria Stefania Pankow, Polish astronomer. Board directors Polish Democratic Party, Katowice, 1969-1992; member Polish Community, Katowice. Member Planetary Society, Polish Astronomical Society (board directors 1960, president Silesian branch 1983).

Background

  • Pankow, Maria Stefania was born on April 17, 1932 in Lvov, Poland. Daughter of Stefan and Maria (Wanczura) Pankow.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Jagiellonian University, Cracov, Poland, 1955. Doctor of Astronomy, University Silesia, Katowice, Poland, 1971.

    Career

    • Scientific Director Planetarium, Chorzow, Poland, 1955-1976. Lecturer in pedagogical school Katowice, Poland, 1957-1968. Director department observational astronomy University Silesia, Poland, 1973-1980, lecturer Poland, since 1974.

    Works

    • Editor: (handbook) Wydawnictwa Szkolne i Pedagogiczne, 1981, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Slaskiego. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Polish Democratic Party

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board directors Polish Democratic Party, Katowice, 1969-1992. Member Polish Community, Katowice. Member Planetary Society, Polish Astronomical Society (board directors 1960, president Silesian branch 1983).

    Personality

    Interests

    Books, listening to classical music, gardening.

    Connections

    • father: Stefan Pankow
    • mother: Maria (Wanczura) Pankow
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    Born April 17, 1932
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    • 1955
      Jagiellonian University
    • 1971
      University Silesia
    • 1955 - 1976
      Science director, Planetarium
      Chorzów, Poland, Poland
    • 1957 - 1968
      lecturer, in pedagogical school Katowice
      Poland
    • 1973 - 1980
      director, department observational astronomy University Silesia
      Poland