Allied leaders - Felicjan Sławoj Składkowski June 1885 - 31 August was a Polish physician, general and politician who served as Polish Minister of Internal Affairs and was the last Prime Minister of Poland before World War II.
Physicist Marie Curie 1930 French physicist Marie Curie, born in Poland, discovered radium and won the Nobel Prize in 1903 (physics) and 1911 (chemistry). She was the first woman awarded a Nobel Prize.
Polish composer Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki (1933-2010), became one of the best-selling classical artists ever with his Symphony No. 3 ( Symphony of Sorrowful Songs). Known for his simple yet monumental musical style, Gorecki was regarded as being at the forefront of Polish avant-guard classical composers through the 1950s to 1970s, exploring Polish folk music and medieval themes.