Famous Scientists from Poland

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

List is made up of a variety of people, including Marie Curie and Benoit Mandelbrot.

This historic scientists from Poland list can help answer the questions "Who are some Polish scientists of note?" and "Who are the most famous scientists from Poland?" These prominent scientists of Poland may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Polish scientists.

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  • Adam Skorek

    Adam Skorek

    Age: 66
    • Birthplace: Poland
    Adam Waldemar Skorek (December 24, 1956) is a Canadian University Professor and a Polish Engineer. He was born in Krzczonów, Lublin, Poland.
  • Albert Sabin
    Dec. at 86 (1906-1993)
    • Birthplace: Białystok, Poland
    Albert Bruce Sabin (born Abram Saperstein; August 26, 1906 – March 3, 1993) was a Polish American medical researcher, best known for developing the oral polio vaccine, which has played a key role in ...more
  • Antoni Bolesław Dobrowolski

    Antoni Bolesław Dobrowolski

    Dec. at 81 (1872-1954)
    • Birthplace: Poland
    Antoni Bolesław Dobrowolski (6 June 1872, in Dworszowice Kościelne – 27 April 1954, in Warsaw), was a Polish geophysicist, meteorologist and explorer.
  • Arthur Felix

    Arthur Felix

    Dec. at 68 (1887-1956)
    • Birthplace: Andrychów, Poland
    Arthur Felix, FRS (3 April 1887 in Andrychów – 17 January 1956 in England) was a Polish-born microbiologist and serologist.
  • August Chełkowski

    August Chełkowski

    Dec. at 72 (1927-1999)
    • Birthplace: Telkwice, Poland
    August Chełkowski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈauɡust xɛwˈkɔfskʲi], February 27, 1927 – October 31, 1999) was a prominent Polish physicist and politician. Born in the small village of Telkwice, then in ...more
  • Benoit Mandelbrot
    Dec. at 85 (1924-2010)
    • Birthplace: Warsaw, Second Polish Republic
    Benoit B.  Mandelbrot  (20 November 1924 – 14 October 2010) was a Polish-born, French and American mathematician and polymath with broad interests in the practical sciences, especially regarding what ...more