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Jagiellonian University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Krakow, Poland

Founding Date:
1364

Motto:
Plus ratio quam vis

Enrollment:
41,000

Official Website:
http://www.uj.edu.pl/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Nicolaus Copernicus
Astronomer
19-Feb-1473 24-May-1543 Heliocentrist, De revolutionibus
Artur Ekert
Physicist
19-Sep-1961   Quantum cryptography
Pope John Paul II
Religion
18-May-1920 2-Apr-2005 Roman Catholic Pontiff, 1978-2005
Stanislaw Lem
Author
12-Sep-1921 27-Mar-2006 Solaris
Bronislaw Malinowski
Anthropologist
7-Apr-1884 16-May-1942 Founder of social anthropology
Carl Menger
Economist
28-Feb-1840 26-Feb-1921 Founder, Austrian School of Economics
Waclaw Sierpinski
Mathematician
14-Mar-1882 21-Oct-1969 Sierpinski's gasket
Wislawa Szymborska
Poet
2-Jul-1923 1-Feb-2012 Polish poet
Krzysztof Zanussi
Film Director
17-Jun-1939   A Year of the Quiet Sun

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Norman Davies
Historian
8-Jun-1939   God's Playground


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