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...Korzybski, Alfred Vladislavovich Habdank Skarbek Alfred Korzybski, a Polish count and scion of a wealthy family, was born on 3 July 1879 in Warsaw, Poland. He studied chemical engineering at the Polytechnic Institute in Warsaw. While...
...Misiak, Henryk Henryk Misiak was born on 4 February 1911 in Dolsk, Poland, and died on 31 August 1992 in New York City. He received his BA at the Seminary in Gniezno-Poznan in 1930, and an STL in 1937 from Jana Kazimierza University...
...Abraham Robinsohn was born on 6 October 1918 in Waldenburg, Germany (now Walbrzych, Poland). His father, Abraham Robinsohn, was the private secretary to David Wolfson until the latter’s death in 1915, after which Robinsohn worked...
...Gotthelf Samuel Steinbart was born in Züllichau (today Sulechów in Poland) on 21 September 1738 and died in Frankfurt/Oder on 3 February 1809. He was a German rationalistic Protestant theologian, educator and philosopher during the age...
...Abraham Heschel was born on 11 January 1907 in Warsaw, Poland, and died on 23 December 1972 in New York City. The foremost Jewish theologian of the post-World War II era, he also carried out important scholarship on biblical, rabbinic...
...Michael Wenzel Voigt (Polish: Michał Wacław) was born in Friedland (northern Bohemia) on 5 October 1765 and died in Olmütz on 27 September 1830. He studied theology, philosophy, history and pedagogy at the University of Prague, and became...
...Soloveitchik, Joseph Dov Joseph Dov (Ber) Soloveitchik was born on 27 March 1903 in Pruzhan, Poland (now in Belarus, Russia), to an eminent rabbinical Orthodox family. His grandfather, Rabbi Hayyim Soloveitchik, changed Orthodox Talmud...
...British Academy Liverpool University Casimir Lewy was born in Warsaw on 26 February 1919 and died in Cambridge, University of (including colleges except Trinity) Cambridge on 8 February 1991. Born into a warm and talented Polish family...
...Quine, W. van O. Theophrastus Czesław Lejewski was born in Minsk in the Russian Empire on 14 April 1913 and died in Doncaster after a long illness on 9 July 2001. In 1920 his family moved to Lublin in Poland, where he attended Gimnazjum...
...Leszek Kolakowski was born in Radom, Poland on 23 October 1927, the son of Lucyna (formerly Pietrusiewicz) and Jersey Kolakowski, a publicist. He died in Oxford on 17 July 2009. During the German occupation of Poland in World War II he...