Famous personalities


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Famous personalities


Wacław Nałkowski and Zofia Nałkowska

     Zofia Nałkowska used to live in the Wolomin in one of the well-known historical building in this region. This house was erected in 19th century and restored several years ago for museum devoted for the activity of the writer- the author of such books as "Dom nad Łąkami" ('A house on Meadows'), 'Medalions' and her father-Wacław Nałkowski- a famous publicist and geographer.


Cyprian Kamil Norwid (1821-1883)

   Cyprian Kamil Norwid (1821–1883) was one of the most famous Polish poets, a prominent sculptor and painter. He was beside the second generation of romanticists. He wrote many beautiful poems, including "Chopin's Piano" or "Bem's Rapsody". He was non-conformist and he wasn't appreciated in his lifetime, so he died in poverty.

Cyprian Kamil Norwid


Bohdan Wodiczko (1911-1985)

     Bohdan Wodiczko, an outstanding conductor and promoter of contemporary music.

Bogdan Wodiczko
Fot. Andrzej Zborski


Wiera Gran

    Fomous polish singer born in the Wołomin.

The bilding where Wiera Gran was born.

Wiera Gran 


Wacław Panek

Wacław Panek - writer, who is living in the Wolomin


Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904-1992)

    Isaac Bashevis Singer was a Jewish writer. He was born in 1904  in Radzymin, and died on July 24, 1991 in Miami, Florida. He won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1978.

 Plate founded by rating the visit of Isaac Singer

Isaac Bashevis Singer


 Władysław Podkowiński (1866 - 1895)

    Podkowiński, dead since 1895, was familiar to the Polish public as a leading Polish impressionist and symbolist painter, an ardent proponent of modernism, and an enfant terrible of the Warsaw art world in the 1890s. His most notorious symbolist work is The Ecstasy (1894). Some his paintings are connected with region Wolomin.

Władysław Podkowiński 

Władysław Podkowiński - The Ecstasy


Chłopiec w stawie - Władysław Podkowiński, Mokra Wieś, 1892


Poranek - sad w Chrzęsnem, Władysław Podkowiński, 1892


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