Paweł Czartoryski

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Paweł Czartoryski
Coat of arms Czartoryski
Consort Veronica Poninska
Noble family Czartoryski
Father Włodzimierz Alfons Czartoryski
Mother Countess Sophie Tyszkiewicz
Born (1924-05-21)May 21, 1924
Kraków, Poland
Died August 10, 1999(1999-08-10) (aged 75)
Warsaw, Poland

Prince Paweł Czartoryski (1924–1999) was a Polish historian.

He was a law scholar and a science historian. He has contributed considerably on the subject of Nicolaus Copernicus and has published several translations of his works.[1]

He was the Head of the Econometrics Department at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin until 1970. Later a residing professor in the Institute for the History of Science, Polish Academy of Sciences and a corresponding fellow of the Medieval Academy of America amongst others.[2]

Czartoryski took part in the Polish Round Table talks, where he was responsible for education.[3]

Czartoryski was the founder of the Polish United World Colleges Committee and is now its patron. The society awards about 20 scholarships a year.[4]

He was married to Veronica Poninska and had three children: Witold Michał Czartoryski, Irena Czartoryska and Maria Czartoryska.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amazon.com, Author: Pawel Czartoryski". Retrieved 2007-05-04. 
  2. ^ "Georgetown Medieval Academy Fellows". Archived from the original on 2006-12-06. Retrieved 2007-05-04. 
  3. ^ "OBM History". Retrieved 2007-05-04. 
  4. ^ "Towarzystwa Szkół Zjednoczonego Świata – Historia" (in Polish). Retrieved 2007-05-04.