A barber/surgeon, who at the time of the murders lived in the cellar of the White Hart pub. He was later found guilty of poisoning his three wives for which he was hanged in Wandsworth Prison. Bor...
Person, Jack the Ripper suspects, Poland
Composer. Born Zelazowa Wola, Poland of a French emigrant father and Polish mother. Left Poland aged 20, never to return. Despite his long romantic liaison with novelist George Sand (Aurore Dudevan...
Person, Music / songs, Seriously Famous, France, Poland
Novelist, considered one of the greatest writers in English, despite it not being his mother-tongue. Born into a noble Polish family in what is now Ukraine. Working on ships he came to Britain in 1...
Person, Literature, Poland, Ukraine
Mathematician and astronomer. Argued that the Sun, not the Earth, was the centre of the universe.
Person, Science, Poland
Born to missionary parents in Warsaw. Aged 72 she and her daughter Constance founded the Distressed Gentlefolk's Aid Association. Died at home in Brook Green.
Person, Social Welfare, Poland
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Born: 23/9/1873, 148 years ago
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