Poland ranks 2,004th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Douai, and Athens, Georgia. Memorable people born in Poland include Władysław I Herman, Zbigniew of Poland, and Martin Gray. Memorable people who died in Poland include Krzysztof Kieślowski, Sviatopolk I of Kiev, and Boleslaus III, Duke of Bohemia. Poland has been the birth place of many politicians and writers and the death place of many politicians and film directors. Poland is located in Poland.
Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 administrative provinces, covering an area of 312,696 km2 (120,733 sq mi), and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. Poland has a population of nearly 38.5 million people, and is the fifth-most populous member state of the European Union. Warsaw is the nation's capital and largest metropolis. Other major cities include Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk, and Szczecin. Read more on Wikipedia
Between 1043 and 1989, Poland was the birth place of 6 globally memorable people, including Władysław I Herman, Zbigniew of Poland, and Martin Gray. Additionaly, 4 globally memorable people have passed away in Poland including Krzysztof Kieślowski, Sviatopolk I of Kiev, and Boleslaus III, Duke of Bohemia.
Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 2 globally memorable people born in Poland since 1700.