On May 3rd, 1791, Ustawa Rządowa, “Governance Act”, the first constitution of Poland was adopted by the Great Sejm for the Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth (crown of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania). The Constitution combined a Monarchy Republic considered as the first written constitution in Europe and the second in the world after the USA (1789)… Continue reading 231st Anniversary of the Constitution of Poland – The second constitution in the world after the USA.
At 12h, today, April 19th, Warsaw remembers the heroes of the Ghetto who fought against the horror of the nazis 79 years ago. Since 2018, the sirens are turned on, but this year the organizers and the City Hall wanted a minute of silence in respect for the hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian refugees staying in the Capital, a wish not respected by the government. … Continue reading 79th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising – The alarms will ring at 12h against the will of the organizers
On April 7th, 1995 at 12:21 was inaugurated the Metro of Warsaw at Wilanowksa Station.
The Warsaw Metro comes from very far. Everything started… Continue reading 27 years ago, the Metro I was inaugurated in Warsaw
On That Day, 40 years ago was declared the martial law… Continue reading On That Day, 40 years ago was declared the martial law…
This year is the 103rd Anniversary of the Poland’s regained independence following the allied victory against the Germany on November 11th, 1918. Continue reading Today is the Independence Day of Poland – 103rd Anniversary
Maria Skłodowska-Curie born Maria Salomea Skłodowska was born on November 7, 1867, at the 16 of Freta Street in Warsaw, close to the old town. Later she was naturalized French after marrying the French scientist Pierre Curie… Continue reading Maria Skłodowska-Curie one of the most renowned Varsovians of all time was born on this day in 1867.
From Wadowice close to Kraków, Karol Józef Wojtyła became Pope on October 16th, 1978, becoming the first Polish Pope at the moment Poland was under the USSR domination. Continue reading On this day in 1978, John Paul II became the first Polish Pope in History – John Paul II and Warsaw.
Outside the Ghetto, hiding was not always the method chosen by the Jews who escaped from the Ghetto. A group of young intrepid aged from 6 to 16 simply jumped into the jaws of the lion and visible to everyone… Continue reading The little history in the great History remembered this morning in Warsaw – The Jewish children cigarette sellers of the ‘Plac Trzech Krzyży’
The former Ghetto area is now protected on the ground and underground! Continue reading The former Warsaw Ghetto area is now protected on the ground and underground!
Since Monday, hundreds of commemorative plaques have been damaged with the word ‘German’ instead of ‘nazis’ Continue reading Since Monday, hundreds of commemorative plaques have been damaged with the word ‘German’ instead of ‘nazis’