Famous Engineers from Poland

List of notable or famous engineers from Poland, with bios and photos, including the top engineers born in Poland and even some popular engineers who immigrated to Poland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Polish engineers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These engineers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known engineer from Poland is included when available.

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  • Adam Skorek

    Adam Waldemar Skorek (December 24, 1956) is a Canadian University Professor and a Polish Engineer. He was born in Krzczonów, Lublin, Poland.
    • Age: 66
    • Birthplace: Poland
  • Gabriel Narutowicz
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    Gabriel Narutowicz (Polish: [ˈɡabrjɛl naruˈtɔvit͡ʂ]; 17 March 1865 – 16 December 1922) was a Polish professor of hydroelectric engineering and politician who served as the 1st President of Poland from 11 December 1922 until his assassination on 16 December, five days after assuming office. He previously served as the Minister of Public Works from 1920 to 1921 and briefly as Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1922. A renowned engineer and politically independent, Narutowicz was the first elected head of state following Poland's regained sovereignty from partitioning powers. Born into a noble family with strong patriotic sentiment, Narutowicz studied at the University of St. Petersburg before ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 57 (1865-1922)
    • Birthplace: Telšiai, Lithuania
  • Jacques Bergier
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    Jacques Bergier (French: [bɛʁʒje]; maybe born Yakov Mikhailovich Berger; (Russian: Я́ков Миха́йлович Бéргер); Odessa, 21 August [O.S. 8 August] 1912 – Paris, 23 November 1978) was a chemical engineer, member of the French-resistance, spy, journalist and writer. He co-wrote the best-seller The Morning of the Magicians with Louis Pauwels about fantastic realism.
    • Age: Dec. at 66 (1912-1978)
    • Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine
  • Jerzy Karol Buzek [ˈjɛʐɨ ˈbuzɛk] (listen) (born 3 July 1940) is a Polish politician and Member of the European Parliament from Poland. He has served as Prime Minister of Poland from 1997 to 2001, since being elected to the European Parliament in 2004, he has served as President of the European Parliament between 2009 and 2012. He is married to Ludgarda Buzek and is the father of Polish actress Agata Buzek.
    • Age: 82
    • Birthplace: Smilovice, Czech Republic
  • Jerzy Kaźmirkiewicz
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    Jerzy Kaźmirkiewicz

    Jerzy Kaźmirkiewicz (Polish pronunciation: [ˈjɛʐɨ kaʑmirˈkʲevit͡ʂ]; 1924-1977) was a Polish scientist and university professor, a specialist in wood industry at the Warsaw Agricultural University (SGGW).
    • Age: Dec. at 53 (1924-1977)
  • Joseph Tykociński-Tykociner
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    Joseph Tykociński-Tykociner (also known as Joseph T. Tykociner; Włocławek, Congress Poland, 5 October 1877 – 11 June 1969, Urbana, Illinois) was a Polish engineer and a pioneer of sound-on-film technology. In 1921 he became the first research professor of engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Within a year of his arrival at the University, he conducted the first sound-on-film motion picture recordings at a physics demonstration that showed how pictures and sound could be synchronized to produce a "talkie", a motion picture with sound.
    • Age: Dec. at 91 (1877-1969)
    • Birthplace: Włocławek, Poland