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Aleksander Gieysztor

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Name  Aleksander Gieysztor
Role  Historian
Books  History of Poland

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Died  February 9, 1999, Warsaw, Poland
Awards  Commander's Cross with Star of the Order of Polonia Restituta

Aleksander Gieysztor (17 July 1916, Moscow, Russian Empire – 9 February 1999, Warsaw, Poland) was a Polish medievalist historian.

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Life

Aleksander Gieysztor was born in Moscow to a Polish family. He lived in Warsaw since the age of five. He graduated in history from Warsaw University in 1937.

He was married to Irena Gieysztorowa, a fellow historian.

The Aleksander Gieysztor Prize of the Kronenberg Foundation and the Aleksander Gieysztor Academy of Humanities are named after him.

Awards

  • 1944: Silver Cross of the Order Virtuti Militari
  • 1961: Legion d'Honneur
  • 1980: The Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • 1994: Order of the White Eagle
  • 1993: Commander's Cross with Star of the Order of Polonia Restituta
  • 1999: The Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic
  • Books

    Historia Polski (współautor; 1947) Ze studiów nad genezą wypraw krzyżowych (1948) Zarys nauk pomocniczych historii (1948), a textbook used by a lot of generations of Polish students Zarys dziejów pisma łacińskiego (1972) Zamek Królewski w Warszawie (1973) Mitologia Słowian (1982), pierwsza znacząca praca od czasów Aleksandra Brücknera (wyd. Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1982 i 1986, w serii Mitologie Świata, ISBN 83-221-0152-X). Dzieje Mazowsza do 1526 roku (wraz z Henrykiem Samsonowiczem) La Pologne et l’Europe au Moyen Age. Warszawa, P.W.N. Conférence au Centre Scientifique Parisien de l’Académie Polonaise des Sciences le 10 décembre 1962. Società e cultura nell’alto Medioevo Polacco. Ossolineum 1965. Conférence à l’Académie Polonaise des Sciences à Rome le 5 novembre 1963.

    References

    Aleksander Gieysztor Wikipedia


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