Stanisław Sedlaczek

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Memorial stone in Warsaw at the Stanisław Sedlaczek roundabout

Stanisław Sedlaczek (31 January 1892 – 3 August 1941), born in Kołomyja, in what is now Ukraine,[1] was a Polish professor and scoutmaster. One of the organizers of pre-war Sokół troops among university students, he founded the underground resistance scouting organisation "Hufce Polskie" during World War II.

Sedlaczek was arrested and sent to the German concentration camp of Auschwitz, where he died in 1941.


  1. ^ "Stanisław Sedlaczek" at Polish Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. Retrieved 2012-08-27. Link in Polish WP disambiguates between the town in northwestern Poland and the correct one, in modern-day Ukraine.