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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.
    • child: Jozef Krzysztof Gierowski
    • child: Elzbieta Pluta Gierowski
    • mother: Stefania (Wasilewska) Gierowski
    • spouse: Danuta Wolniak
    • spouse: Maria Przetacznik
    • spouse: Janina Sak
    • father: Jozef
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    Born March 19, 1922
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    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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