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==Famous people==
 
==Famous people==
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[[File:Mariecurie.jpg|thumb|upright|[[Marie Curie-Skłodowska]] was born in Warsaw.]]
 
[[File:Mariecurie.jpg|thumb|upright|[[Marie Curie-Skłodowska]] was born in Warsaw.]]
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One of the most [[Celebrity|famous people]] born in Warsaw was [[Marie Curie|Maria Skłodowska-Curie]], who achieved international recognition for her scientific discovery of radiation.<ref>{{en icon}} {{cite web |author= |url=http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1903/marie-curie-bio.html |title=Marie Curie – The Nobel Prize in Physics 1903 |work=nobelprize.org |publisher= |pages= |page= |date= |accessdate=10 July 2008}}</ref> Famous musicians include [[Władysław Szpilman]] and [[Frédéric Chopin]]. Chopin was born in the village of [[Żelazowa Wola]], about 60 kilometers from Warsaw, but moved to the city with his family when he was seven months old.<ref>{{en icon}} {{cite web |author=Joanna Ławrynowicz |url=http://www.infochopin.pl/en/artykuly.php/1/ |title=Frederick Francois Chopin, the most eminent Polish composer |work=www.infochopin.pl |publisher= |pages= |page= |date= |accessdate=10 July 2008}}</ref> [[Kazimierz Pułaski]], a hero of the [[American Revolutionary War]], was born here in 1745.
 
One of the most [[Celebrity|famous people]] born in Warsaw was [[Marie Curie|Maria Skłodowska-Curie]], who achieved international recognition for her scientific discovery of radiation.<ref>{{en icon}} {{cite web |author= |url=http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1903/marie-curie-bio.html |title=Marie Curie – The Nobel Prize in Physics 1903 |work=nobelprize.org |publisher= |pages= |page= |date= |accessdate=10 July 2008}}</ref> Famous musicians include [[Władysław Szpilman]] and [[Frédéric Chopin]]. Chopin was born in the village of [[Żelazowa Wola]], about 60 kilometers from Warsaw, but moved to the city with his family when he was seven months old.<ref>{{en icon}} {{cite web |author=Joanna Ławrynowicz |url=http://www.infochopin.pl/en/artykuly.php/1/ |title=Frederick Francois Chopin, the most eminent Polish composer |work=www.infochopin.pl |publisher= |pages= |page= |date= |accessdate=10 July 2008}}</ref> [[Kazimierz Pułaski]], a hero of the [[American Revolutionary War]], was born here in 1745.
   
 
[[Tamara de Lempicka]] was a famous artist born in Warsaw.<ref name="lempicka">{{en icon}} {{cite book |author= |coauthors=Uta Grosenick, Ilka Becker|title=Women artists in the 20th and 21st century |year=2001 |editor= |page= 306 |pages=576 |chapter= |chapterurl = |publisher=Taschen |location= |isbn=38-22858-54-4 |url=http://books.google.com/?id=ZSvSfCmzo2wC&printsec=frontcover |accessdate=}}</ref> She was born Maria Górska in Warsaw to wealthy parents and in 1916 married a Polish lawyer Tadeusz Łempicki.<ref>{{pl icon}} {{cite web |author= |url=http://www.marchand.pl/artysta.php?id=134&biografia=f&l=pl |title=Tamara Łempicka |work=www.marchand.pl|publisher= |pages= |page= |date= |accessdate=22 January 2009}}</ref> Better than anyone else she represents the [[Art Deco]] style in painting.<ref name="lempicka" />
 
[[Tamara de Lempicka]] was a famous artist born in Warsaw.<ref name="lempicka">{{en icon}} {{cite book |author= |coauthors=Uta Grosenick, Ilka Becker|title=Women artists in the 20th and 21st century |year=2001 |editor= |page= 306 |pages=576 |chapter= |chapterurl = |publisher=Taschen |location= |isbn=38-22858-54-4 |url=http://books.google.com/?id=ZSvSfCmzo2wC&printsec=frontcover |accessdate=}}</ref> She was born Maria Górska in Warsaw to wealthy parents and in 1916 married a Polish lawyer Tadeusz Łempicki.<ref>{{pl icon}} {{cite web |author= |url=http://www.marchand.pl/artysta.php?id=134&biografia=f&l=pl |title=Tamara Łempicka |work=www.marchand.pl|publisher= |pages= |page= |date= |accessdate=22 January 2009}}</ref> Better than anyone else she represents the [[Art Deco]] style in painting.<ref name="lempicka" />
[[Nathan Alterman]], the Israeli poet, was born in Warsaw, as was [[Moshe Vilenski]], the Israeli composer, lyricist, and pianist, who studied music at the [[Warsaw Conservatory]].<ref name="jewishvirtuallibrary1">{{cite web|url=http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/biography/Vilensky.html |title=Moshe Vilensky |publisher=Jewishvirtuallibrary.org |date= |accessdate=July 31, 2011}}</ref> Warsaw was the beloved city of [[Isaac Bashevis Singer]], which he described in many of his novels:<ref>{{pl icon}} {{cite web |author= |url=http://www.jewish-theatre.com/visitor/article_display.aspx?articleID=2973 |title= The 5th Festival of Jewish Culture 'Singer's Warsaw' |work=www.jewish-theatre.com |publisher= |pages= |page= |date= |accessdate=4 March 2009}}</ref> ''Warsaw has just now been destroyed. No one will ever see the Warsaw I knew. Let me just write about it. Let this Warsaw not not disappear forever'', he commented.<ref>{{en icon}} {{cite book |author=Richard Burgin, Issac Bashevis Singer|coauthors=|title=Issac bashevis Singer Talks ... About Everything|year=1978 |editor= |page=46 |chapter= |chapterurl = |publisher=[[The New York Times Magazine]] |location= |isbn= |url=|accessdate=}} in: {{cite book |author=David Neal Miller, Isaac Bashevis Singer|coauthors=|title=Recovering the canon: essays on Isaac Bashevis Singer |year=1986 |editor= |page=40 |chapter= |chapterurl = |publisher=BRILL |location= |isbn=90-04076-81-6 |url=http://books.google.com/?id=O6hNoUXlCXwC&pg=PA40&dq=Warsaw+has+just+now+been+destroyed.+No+one+will+ever+see+the+Warsaw+I+knew.+Let+me+just+write+about+it.+Let+this+Warsaw+not+not+disappear+forever#v=onepage&q=Warsaw%20has%20just%20now%20been%20destroyed.%20No%20one%20will%20ever%20see%20the%20Warsaw%20I%20knew.%20Let%20me%20just%20write%20about%20it.%20Let%20this%20Warsaw%20not%20not%20disappear%20forever&f=false |accessdate=}}</ref>
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[[Nathan Alterman]], the Israeli poet, was born in Warsaw, as was [[Moshe Vilenski]], the Israeli composer, lyricist, and pianist, who studied music at the [[Warsaw Conservatory]].<ref name="jewishvirtuallibrary1">{{cite web|url=http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/biography/Vilensky.html |title=Moshe Vilensky |publisher=Jewishvirtuallibrary.org |date= |accessdate=July 31, 2011}}</ref> Warsaw was the beloved city of [[Isaac Bashevis Singer]], which he described in many of his novels:<ref>{{pl icon}} {{cite web |author= |url=http://www.jewish-theatre.com/visitor/article_display.aspx?articleID=2973 |title= The 5th Festival of Jewish Culture 'Singer's Warsaw' |work=www.jewish-theatre.com |publisher= |pages= |page= |date= |accessdate=4 March 2009}}</ref> ''Warsaw has just now been destroyed. No one will ever see the Warsaw I knew. Let me just write about it. Let this Warsaw not not disappear forever'', he commented.<ref>{{en icon}} {{cite book |author=Richard Burgin, Issac Bashevis Singer|coauthors=|title=Issac bashevis Singer Talks ... About Everything|year=1978 |editor= |page=46 |chapter= |chapterurl = |publisher=[[The New York Times Magazine]] |location= |isbn= |url=|accessdate=}} in: {{cite book |author=David Neal Miller, Isaac Bashevis Singer|coauthors=|title=Recovering the canon: essays on Isaac Bashevis Singer |year=1986 |editor= |page=40 |chapter= |chapterurl = |publisher=BRILL |location= |isbn=90-04076-81-6 |url=http://books.google.com/?id=O6hNoUXlCXwC&pg=PA40&dq=Warsaw+has+just+now+been+destroyed.+No+one+will+ever+see+the+Warsaw+I+knew.+Let+me+just+write+about+it.+Let+this+Warsaw+not+not+disappear+forever#v=onepage&q=Warsaw%20has%20just%20now%20been%20destroyed.%20No%20one%20will%20ever%20see%20the%20Warsaw%20I%20knew.%20Let%20me%20just%20write%20about%20it.%20Let%20this%20Warsaw%20not%20not%20disappear%20forever&f=false |accessdate=}}</ref>
   
 
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