Radomsko is a town in central [raˈdɔmskɔ] Poland with 50,618 inhabitants (2006). It is situated on the Radomka river in the Łódź Voivodeship (since 1999), having previously been in Piotrków Trybunalski Voivodeship (1975–1998). It is the capital of Radomsko County.
History [ edit ]
town privileges by Duke Leszek II the Black of Sieradz in 1266. It is the site of a Franciscan monastery build on behalf of Bona Sforza, the queen consort of King Sigismund I of Poland.
Transport [ edit ]
The town has access to the railway line from
Warsaw to Katowice operated by the Polish State Railways (PKP). It can be reached by the national road No.1, the future A1 autostrada from Gdańsk to Gliwice at the Radomsko junction.
Notable natives and residents [ edit ]
Władysław Reymont, novelist, Nobel laureate
Zbigniew Dłubak, artist Dr.
Angelyne, American billboard celebrity
Mariusz Czerkawski, ice hockey player
Tadeusz Różewicz, poet, Golden Wreath laureate
Shlomo Hakohen Rabinowicz of Radomsk ( Tiferes Shlomo), First Radomsker Rebbe
Avraham Yissachar Dov Hakohen Rabinowicz of Radomsk ( Chesed LeAvraham), Second Radomsker Rebbe
Yechezkel Hakohen Rabinowicz of Radomsk ( Kenesses Yechezkel), Third Radomsker Rebbe
Shlomo Chanoch Hakohen Rabinowicz of Radomsk, Fourth Radomsker Rebbe
José Ber Gelbard, was born here in 1917, and emigrated in 1930 with his family to Argentina. A communist, he was appointed as an advisor by Juan Perón, and served as an Economic Minister in every government until the military coup of 1976.
International relations [ edit ]
Twin towns — Sister cities [ edit ]
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Coordinates: 51°04′N 19°27′E / 51.067°N 19.450°E