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Meir Balaban

Meir Balaban was one of the most outstanding historians of Polish and Galician Jews, and the founder of Polish Jewish historiography. ...
Historian Lviv

Szymon Askenazy

Szymon Ashkenazy was born in Zawichost. He was a Polish historian, educator, statesman and diplomat, founder of the Askenazy school. ...
Historian

Salo Wittmayer Baron

Salo Wittmayer Baron was an American historian of Polish-Austrian Jewish ancestry and the most noted historian of the Jews of his generation. Baron...
Historian Tarnow

Ascher Selig Lauterbach

Ascher Selig Lauterbach was born in 1826 in Drohobych to a family of salt merchants.  His father, Yaakov Betzalel ben Zvi, was born in Bavaria...
Industrialist Drohobych

Hermann Menkes

Hermann Menkes was a well-known writer, journalist and literary critic. Born in Brody in 1865, Menkes graduated from the departments of literary...
Journalist Brody

Sir Hersch Lauterpacht

Sir Hersch Lauterpacht was born in Zhovkva, Austria-Hungary. He was a member of the United Nations' International Law Commission from 1952 to...
Judge

Max Margules

Max Margules was a well-known mathematician and meteorologist. Born in Brody in 1856, Margules graduated from the University of Vienna, where he...
Mathematician Brody

Stanisław Marcin Ulam

Stanisław Marcin Ulam was a renowned Jewish-Polish-American mathematician. He participated in America's Manhattan Project, originated the Teller...
Mathematician Lviv