Zygmunt Zaleski Stichting
Zygmunt Lubicz-Zaleski - who he was?
Zygmunt Lubicz Zaleski
Zygmunt Lubicz-Zaleski lived at the turn of the 19th and 20th century in turbulent times for Poland. He couldn’t take part in the armed struggle for independence, due to serious accident in his childhood. That was the reason why he devoted his life to the fight for culture and the Polish language, including organizing the first French language courses in France, establishing the only legally operating Polish high school in Villard-de-Lans in 1944 and organizing lectures on history and Polish literature in the concentration camp in Buchenwald. Find out more about the life of Zygmunt Lubicz-Zaleski.
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Fighting with word and pen
Zygmunt Lubicz-Zaleski was a poet, publicist, translator, critic and literary historian. He left behind rich literature legacy, among which his journals, poems and numerous letters have a prominent place. Learn more about works of Zygmunt Lubicz-Zaleski.
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History of Zaleski family in photos
The history of the Zaleski family was captured in numerous photographs. Starting from the manor in Klonowiec-Koracz, where Zygmunt was born, through the student years, marriage with Maria Zdziarska, up to the time after the release of Zygmunt and Maria from concentration camps - See the gallery.
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Zygmunt Zaleski Stichting
Zygmunt Zaleski Stichting was founded by Roman Zaleski in Netherlands in 1990. From the very beginning, it was focused on giving support of Polish culture, both in the country and abroad. For years, the Foundation supported the Polish Library in Paris and many other cultural institutions. Find out more about the Foundation's activities.
Zygmunt Zaleski Stichting