How well do you know the history of Poland? Do you know how many kings and queens ruled Poland and when? Who was the first king and who was the last? Here we have a chance to refresh our memory. There are portraits of the Polish Royalty with a short description.
The site is in English and Polish.
Kolbe became an Auschwitz prisoner on 28 May, 1941. The priest, who had German roots, refused an offer to be added to a list of "ethnic-Germans", helped shelter some 2,000 Jews in a Polish monastery which German occupiers eventually shut down, and was finally imprisoned.
At Auschwitz, Kolbe offered to take the place of a man randomly selected to receive the death penalty with nine others in retribution for the escape of three prisoners.
Poland welcomes the arrival of its beloved storks!
About 25% of storks in the world spend their Summers in Poland. Poles love and venerate storks, even they steal strawberries and other fruits from people's gardens. 🙂
Jagiellonian University has advanced in the ranking of the most innovative European universities prepared by Reuters. The Kraków university is the only representative of higher education institutions in #Poland and Central and Eastern Europe in the ranking.