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    2024: Commemorating Polish Anniversaries and Milestones – February

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    Explore Poland’s rich history in 2024, from the 80th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising to the centennial celebrations of notable figures like Antoni Baraniak, Marek Hłasko, and Wincenty Witos. Immerse yourself in pivotal political, cultural, and societal events, honoring the legacy of these individuals and the nation’s accomplishments.


    February

    80 years ago, on February 1, 1944, soldiers from the special unit of the Home Army’s Main Command in Al. Ujazdowskie in Warsaw carried out the execution of General Franz Kutschera, the commander of the SS and police in the Warsaw District. It was one of the most significant armed actions of the Polish Underground State.

    190 years ago, on February 13, 1834, Adam Mickiewicz completed writing the poem “Pan Tadeusz,” later recognized as a national epic.

    190 years ago, on February 17, 1834, in Lviv, the premiere of the comedy “Zemsta” (The Revenge) by Aleksander Fredro took place.

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