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  List of Poles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a partial list of famous Polish or Polish-speaking/writing persons, or persons born in other countries, which are now Poland, or on historically Polish soil.
This list has been subject to dispute as to which persons may properly be listed as Poles, due to Polish terrorities having been at various times occupied by foreign countries, and due to the spirited discussions, in recent years, of ethnic identity in the United States, Canada, the Americas, Europe, Asia, Oceania and Africa.
This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_famous_Poles   (1791 words)

 ::: American Indians of the Pacific Northwest Collection :::
The figures carved on Northwest Coast poles generally represent ancestors and supernatural beings that were once encountered by the ancestors of the lineage, who thereby acquired the right to represent them as crests, symbols of their identity, and records of their history.
This pole was damaged by fire in Pioneer Square in 1938, and a replica was carved by a group of Tlingit carvers from Ketchikan as part of a Civilian Conservation Corps project.
Poles were often "copied," that is, new versions were commissioned when new houses were built, or when members of the family married and moved to other villages.
content.lib.washington.edu /aipnw/wright.html   (0 words)

 Paleczny List of Poles
In October of that year, his army of Poles was defeated by the Russians and he was wounded.
Polish nationalist and poet, Mickiewicz is famous for literary epics based on folk tales and legends, including “Pan Tadeusz” (1834), “Dziady, and “Grazyna.” He was a contemporary and friend of Fryderyk Chopin.
He was dictator and premier of Poland from 1926-28, and briefly again in 1930, and his legacy remains an inspiration to Poles who defend their homeland.
www.paleczny.com /paleczny_list_of_poles.htm   (0 words)

 NPR : Totem Poles, Present at the Creation
Britain's Captain James Cook, who encountered totem poles off the coast of British Columbia, called them "truly monstrous figures." Early missionaries thought the poles were worshipped as gods and encouraged them to be burned.
Early totem poles were like billboards for rich and powerful native families, telling stories about the family and the rights and privileges it enjoyed.
Poles bought or stolen from native villages were showing up in museums around the world.
www.npr.org /programs/morning/features/patc/totempoles   (0 words)

 Pole bending
Pole Bending is an amateur rodeo event that features a horse and one mounted cowgirl, running a weaving or serpentine path around six poles arranged in a line.
The cowgirl and horse will make a serpentine path through the poles, that is passing on alternating hands and leads through the poles.
When the last pole is reached, they horse and rider continue in a mirror pattern through the poles back to the first one.
www.gamesinathens.com /olympics/p/po/pole_bending.shtml   (0 words)

 Immigration to America
American Immigration - This page list reasons for immigration, who the immigrants were, peaks/waves of immigration, methods of transportation to America, and lots of other information organized by time periods of American history.
List of Famous Chinese Americans - List of famous Chinese Americans who have made significant contributions to the American culture or society artistically or scientifically, or have appeared in the news numerous times:
Poles in the United States - Beginning of this article covers the causes of immigration to America from Poland, as well as distribution of people, statistics, and customs.
www.kn.pacbell.com /wired/fil/pages/listimmigratli.html   (0 words)

 Poles Exposed As Killers Of Jews In WWII Holocaust Event - Not Nazis
The Jedwabne pogrom began in the morning as the Poles, of whom 92 are named in written accounts, sought out and killed small groups of Jews hiding in buildings, in fields and in the streets.
The lives of those Poles who felt the guilt of being helpless witnesses to atrocity were marked by a deep trauma, which surfaces with each new debate about anti-Semitism, Polish-Jewish relations and the Holocaust.
Polish public opinion is rarely united, but almost all Poles react very sharply when confronted with the charge that Poles get their anti-Semitism with their mothers' milk and with accusations of their complicity in the Shoah.
www.rense.com /general9/poles.htm   (0 words)

 Pole Expedition list
At the Pole this $600,000 expedition will be met by a team of 4-wheel drives bringing them resupply and then joining them kiting on the way back to Patriot.
The major goal is to climb the highest icecap of the South Pole in preparation to build a permanent research station in inland Antarctica.
Rob is undertaking this expedition in order to raise awareness of depression, a debilitating illness which currently affects 1:5 Australians and is predicted to become the second greatest cause of premature death and disability worldwide by 2020.
www.thepoles.com /page/2004Antarctica.htm   (0 words)

 Thousands of NAMES OF FAMOUS PEOPLE, SPORTSMEN, MOVIES, CHARACTERS for your dog, horse, cat, pet or child from ...
A great list of famous and notable Mexicans, including persons who are known to a large number of people and not based on the extent of their popularity.
A list of the Rulers of Númenor, a fictional realm by J. Tolkien.
A list of fictional ships, waterborne vessels that have been identified by name in works of fiction but do not really exist as such (oftentimes a real ship is used as a stage set, but the real name is not used).
www.lowchensaustralia.com /names/famous.htm   (0 words)

The names of the country, Polska, and of the nationality, the Poles, are of Slavic origin.
Their name may derive from the Slavic word pole (field), or it may come from the tribal name Goplanie - people living around Lake Goplo - the cradle of Poland mentioned as Goplanie having 400 strongholds circa 845 (Bavarian Geographer).
The Polish nation started to form itself into a recognisable unitary territorial entity around the middle of the 10th century.
www.askfactmaster.com /PL   (0 words)

 PolishRoots - PAHA Articles
Although numbers of Poles came to Peru, there is no present evidence to support the establishment of the above 4,000 families and the whole outcome of the proposed plan.
The mountains already taken, the Poles settled in the valleys and complained bitterly about their "bad deal." Nevertheless, they rolled up their sleeves and soon the earth responded to their efforts and bore fruit.
The Poles who settled in Brazil raised large families, e.g., the Gajewski's had seven sons and five daughters while Blochowicz had nine sons and eleven daughters.
www.polishroots.org /paha/poles_latinamerica.htm   (0 words)

 Compendia of Famous or Notable Poles
Listing of 84 historical individuals with brief notes regarding their contributions.
Listing, notes and links for the 22 Nobel prize laureates of loosely defined Polish-origins (Polish national or born within the pre or post WWII frontiers of Poland).
Listing of 94 historical individuals with brief notes regarding their contributions.
info-poland.buffalo.edu /web/pop_people/famous/link.shtml   (0 words)

 CPL The Poles in America
While many of the sources listed here deal with the general history of Polish immigration to the United States, the focus of this selection is on Polish immigration to Chicago.
Discusses the history, culture, and religion of the Poles, factors encouraging immigration, and the acceptance of Poles as an ethnic group in North America.
Includes comparisons between Chicago's Poles and those in the suburban portion of the Chicago Standard Consolidated Area (SCA), between the Chicago Polish and Chicago total populations, and between the suburban Polish population and the total suburban population.
www.chipublib.org /001hwlc/litpolamerica.html   (0 words)

 Trakai Historical National Park - UNESCO World Heritage Centre
Property names are listed in the language in wich they have been submitted by the State Party.
The town is girt by mixed woodland (3,900 ha) which gives way in the east to marshland, to a plateau in the south, and a contrasting hill and vale area to the north and west.
The polyethnic town of (New) Trakai with its Lithuanians, Karaites, Tatars, Jews, Russians, Germans and Poles grew up beside the castles and had broad political and commercial links with European towns and their communities and traditions of mediaeval sacral, secular and defensive architecture, secular and religious art and literature.
whc.unesco.org /en/tentativelists/1821   (0 words)

 Polish Facts and Figures in World War II.
The frontier included the cities of Wilno (94% of Poles) and LWOW (87.8 % of Poles) but nowhere did it extend to the frontiers of the 18th Century, not to speak of the 14th or 16th Centuries.
The territories between the so-called "Curzon line" and the eastern frontier of Poland are inhabited by 6,396,000 Poles, 4,530,000 Ukrainians, 1,122,000 White Ruthenians, 135,000 Russians, 89,000 Germans and 84,000 Lithuanians.
Poles are replaced by German colonists, imported from Russia and the Baltic States.
bolekchrobry.tripod.com /polishinformationcenter19391945/id9.html   (0 words)

 Lviv - Lvov - Lwow - Lemberg. Famous people - biographies, links, photos.
My hometown has given rise to many more famous people, notable in literature, arts, sciences, philosophy and so on than would be expected for a city of such modest size and population.
There is a list of more than 80 titles at amazon.com Click on this link to browse them.
Most famous for his contributions to axiology, or theory of values and for his theory of objects.
www.lvov.us /famous-people   (0 words)

 List of Poles - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This is a partial list of famous Polish, Polish-speaking/writing people, and people born in Poland.
List of people by EU statebg:Списък на поляциfr:Liste de Polonais célèbres
You can find it there under the keyword List_of_Poles (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Poles)The list of previous authors is available here: version history (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_Polesandaction=history).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/List_of_Poles   (0 words)

 Emanuel (Il05) - Press Release - Emanuel Honors 87th Anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Poland
From the end of the 18th century until World War I, Poles were forced to live under the despotic rule of the Russian czars and Prussian and Austrian emperors.
However, during World War I, Poles were gradually able to self-govern at local levels and established institutions, laying the groundwork for eventual independence.
President Wilson was a friend of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, a famous Polish artist, composer, statesman and great patriot.
www.house.gov /apps/list/press/il05_emanuel/POL_IND_NOV92005.html   (0 words)

 My Life List, John Goddard
These are some of the dreams John Goddard had as a child, and at age 15 he included these on a list -- 127 things he would like to do or see or experience during his lifetime.
John is one of the world's famous adventurers and a world-class motivational speaker.
But his overwhelming desire to discover fresh knowledge and to complete his youthful list of goals has driven him on in spite of the danger.
www.wamware.com /world-religions/life-list.htm   (0 words)

 North Pole Expedition list 2003
Along with Catherine Hartley, Fiona was one of the two first British women to ski to both poles and, with husband Mike, also the first married couple to reach both poles (all expeditions with air support).
At 63 years old Simon became the oldest to make the trek to the South Pole, and Pen is now the only Brit who has skied to the North and South Poles unsupported.
This is Matty’s third polar expedition - previously she skied to the North Pole in 1997 and to the South Pole in 2002.
www.thepoles.com /page/explist2003polar.htm   (0 words)

This list is far from complete, but it is testiment to the success and ingenuity of the Polish people.
The terms of the marriage were that Jogaila would convert himself, and his nation to Christianity, and deal with the Teutonic Knights who were constantly invading and pillaging the Poles.
Eventuallly, pressure from the Nobility and her sense of duty to her new country overcame and she agreed to the marriage.
www.polishamericanclub.org /people.htm   (0 words)

Full product list, recipes using company's products and contact information are available.
Psoriasis Food Remedies - Provides a list of safe and beneficial foods for psoriatics, including complete recipes and meal plans.
Includes photographs, cider recipes, great record lists of punk from 77, 82, and the present.
www.pastfood.com /recipes25.html   (0 words)

 World's Tallest Buildings — Infoplease.com
This data was gathered and/or supplied by members and representatives of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat who represent world leaders in the field of the built environment, including research, industry, and education.
Although a number of tall buildings on this list have “Tower” in their name—the famous Petronas Towers, for example—none are technically towers.
Height is listed in both meters and feet and is rounded to the nearest integer.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0001338.html   (0 words)

 List of Poles: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
List of Poles: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
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Post a link to definition / meaning of " List of Poles " on your site.
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 Amazon.com: Alaska's Totem Poles: Books: Pat Kramer,David A. Boxley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Totem Poles: An Altitude SuperGuide by Pat Kramer
The Wolf and the Raven: Totem Poles of Southeastern Alaska by Viola E. Garfield
Totem Poles of the Pacific Northwest Coast by Edward Malin
www.amazon.com /Alaskas-Totem-Poles-Pat-Kramer/dp/0882405853   (0 words)

 Race Matters - Poles Jews Deep Guilt
She wrote of hundreds of thousands of Jews in the Warsaw ghetto awaiting death without hope of rescue and how the entire world -- England, America, Jews overseas and Poles -- was silent.
It is a serious debate, full of sadness and sometimes terror -- as if the whole society was suddenly forced to carry the weight of this terrible 60-year-old crime; as if all Poles were made to admit their guilt collectively and ask for forgiveness.
The Polish primate, the Polish president and the Rabbi of Warsaw said almost in one voice that a tribute to the Jedwabne victims should serve the cause of reconciling Poles and Jews in the truth.
www.racematters.org /polesjewsdeepguilt.htm   (0 words)

 Lenz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Lenz's law in electromagnetism is a statement that an induced electric current flows in a direction such that the current opposes the change that induced it.
Thrusting a pole of a permanent bar magnet through a coil of wire, for example, induces an electric current in the coil; the current in turn sets up a magnetic field around the coil, making it a magnet.
Upon withdrawing the bar magnet from the coil, the induced current reverses itself, and the near side of the coil becomes a south pole to produce an attracting force on the receding bar magnet.
chem.ch.huji.ac.il /~eugeniik/history/lenz.html   (0 words)

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