Warsaw

What is Warsaw known for?


summer show

from the universities of Warsaw, Barcelona and Utrecht met and had the idea to start an association to exchange their geographical knowledge between several countries in Europe. On year later, in 1988 it was getting official by launching a foundation with chair in Utrecht. 2010 The summer show, "The Seven Deadly Sins" was performed at the Camden Roundhouse on 25 & 26 June 2010. The Chorus performed in the Congress Hall (Congress Hall (Warsaw)) in Warsaw, Poland on the 16th July 2010 and took part in the Europride 2010 parade. Members of the Chorus appeared on the (originally eponymous) track "Introducing The Business" in Mark Ronson's album ''Record Collection (Record Collection (album))''. At the time of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia reached '''Buducnost Podgorica''' twice the participation in the UEFA Intertoto Cup. This was in 1995 and 2005. The first game we played in the '''UEFA Cup''' in the 2007 2008 season against Hajduk Split. Against Tampere United celebrated premiere in qualifying for the UEFA Champions League in the 2008 2009 season. Both times they failed, however, in the first Qualifying round. The Champions League 2009 2010 season was ended early. They failed to Polonia Warsaw. In Podgorica, they lost 0–2, the game ended 1–0 in Warsaw for '''Buducnost'''. In the Champions League season 2010 2010 we failed in the third Qualifying round to Denmark's top club Brondby. Copenhagen kept at home 1–0 to prevail. '''Buducnost Podgorica''' lost with 1:2. Previously, it had eliminated FK Baku. The game was 3–0 in Baku scored for '''Buducnost'''. Her Warsaw séances at the turn of 1893–94 inspired several colorful scenes in the historical novel ''Pharaoh (Pharaoh (novel)#Inspirations)'', which Bolesław Prus began writing in 1894. thumb right 85px Bolesław Prus (Image:Prus 002.jpg) Palladino visited Warsaw, Poland, on two occasions. Her first and longer visit was when she came at the importunities of the psychologist, Dr. Julian Ochorowicz, who hosted her from November 1893 to January 1894. Krystyna Tokarzówna and Stanisław Fita, ''Bolesław Prus'', pp. 440, 443, 445–53. Palladino subsequently visited Warsaw in the second half of May 1898, on her way from St. Petersburg to Vienna and Munich. At that time, Prus attended at least two of the three séances that she conducted (the two séances were held in the apartment of Ludwik Krzywicki). Krystyna Tokarzówna and Stanisław Fita, ''Bolesław Prus'', p. 521. WikiPedia:Warsaw Dmoz:Regional Europe Poland Voivodships Mazovia Warszawa Commons:Category:Warsaw


original legal

of the London based legal practice, Beaumont and Son, (originally formed as a family practice by his grandfather in 1836) Major Beaumont turned the practice's focus to aviation law following an Imperial Airways accident in 1924. He was one of the three original legal advisers on the (International Air Transport Association (IATA) although it was then called the International Air Traffic Association) Legal Committee and served in this capacity from 1925 to 1946. In the early part of his career at the IATA he was responsible for drafting the terms and conditions for passenger ticket (Airline ticket)s, baggage checks (Bag tag) and consignment notes for cargo. In 1929 Major Beaumont attended, as an observer on behalf of the IATA, a conference in Warsaw at which the Warsaw Convention for the unification of certain rules relating to international carriage by air was drafted. He was instrumental in persuading the conference members not to schedule to the Convention standard forms of tickets, baggage checks and consignment notes. thumb right View from St. Anne's Church towards Świętokrzyski Bridge, looking over Mariensztat. (Image:Towards Swietokrzyski Bridge, Warsaw.jpg) '''Powiśle''' (literally ''near-the-Vistula'') is a neighbourhood in Warsaw's borough of Śródmieście (Warszawa-Śródmieście) (city centre). It is located between the Vistula river and its escarpment. Historically it is composed of three neighbourhoods: the Powiśle proper, Mariensztat to the north (just below the Warsaw's Old Town (Old Town in Warsaw)) and Solec to the south. Life and career Tadeusz Rydzyk spent his childhood in Olkusz. He studied at the Higher Spiritual Seminary of Redemptorists in Tuchów, and later at the Catholic Theology Academy in Warsaw. He was ordained a priest (presbyterate) in 1971 and taught religion in Toruń, Szczecinek and Kraków. In 1986 Rydzyk left for West Germany where he was involved with a radio station ''Radio Maria International in Balderschwang'' (later closed by the Catholic Church authorities). His tenure in West Germany was opposed by the Church hierarchy, but he remained there for 5 years. He achieved notoriety in Poland babol.pl "Zobacz, jak Pudzianowski mówi po angielsku", ''babol.pl'', 17 April 2011, accessed 21 May 2011. http: www.youtube.com watch?v G5U5aUKnFJ4&feature relmfu for a speech made during the ECOSY Congress in Warsaw, Poland, which displayed his poor command of the English language http: www.youtube.com watch?v g45OBLlpvSU . This inspired an internet meme on the basis of his speech http: www.youtube.com watch?v Cef-xQ3Tdjc . '''Kazimierz Damazy Moczarski''' (July 21, 1907 - September 27, 1975, Warsaw) was a Polish (Poland) writer and journalist, officer of the Polish Home Army (''nom de guerres'': Borsuk, Grawer, Maurycy, and Rafał; active in anti-Nazi resistance (Polish resistance movement in World War II)). Kazimierz Moczarski is primarily known for his book ''Conversations with an Executioner'', a series of interviews with a fellow inmate of the notorious UB secret police (Ministry of Public Security (Poland)) prison under Stalinism (History of Poland (1945–1989)#Stalinist era (1948–1956)), the Nazi war criminal Jürgen Stroop soon to be executed. Thrown in jail in 1945 and pardoned eleven years later during Polish October, Moczarski spent four years on death row (1952–1956), and was tried three times as an enemy of the state while in prison. Stéphane Courtois, Mark Kramer, ''Livre noir du Communisme: crimes, terreur, répression''. The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression, ''Harvard University Press'', 1999, 858 pages. ISBN 0-674-07608-7. Pages 377–378. Biography Born on July 21, 1907 in Warsaw, Moczarski was the son of Jan Damazy, teacher and school principal, and Michalina Franciszka (née Wodzinowska), also a teacher. In October 1926, Kazimierz began studying law at Warsaw University. During his studies, he was drafted to Reserve Infantry Battalion No.9 and served at Bereza Kartuska in 1929–1930 for 10 months. Andrzej Szczypiorski (1977), Moczarski Kazimierz, ''Rozmowy z katem'' text with ''Notes'' and ''Biography'' by Andrzej Krzysztof Kunert (PDF 1.12 MB). Retrieved WikiPedia:Warsaw Dmoz:Regional Europe Poland Voivodships Mazovia Warszawa Commons:Category:Warsaw


academic school

was established in 1816, when the partitions of Poland separated Warsaw from the oldest and most influential Polish academic center, in Kraków. Warsaw University of Technology is the second academic school of technology in the country, and one of the largest in East-Central Europe, employing 2,000 professors. Other institutions for higher education include the Medical University of Warsaw, the largest medical school in Poland and one

city.html archivedate 28 May 2008 ''Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW (WULS – SGGW) is the oldest agricultural academic school in Poland, its history dates back to 1816.''


famous contemporary

''Death on the Installment Plan''. - 6 14 November 2009 Polish Army Stadium, Warsaw, Poland '''1'''–0 1–0 Friendly (Friendly match) - thumb Mirosław Bałka, ''Fountain'', 2008. Kröller-Müller Museum (File:KMM Balka.JPG), Netherlands '''Mirosław Bałka''' (1958-), born in Warsaw, is a famous contemporary (contemporary art) Polish (Poland) painter (Painting) and sculptor. Balka graduated from Warsaw's Academy of Fine Arts


building music

Warsaw (Warsaw, Indiana), IN (Indiana), USA (United States) (1977) location Warsaw, IN (Indiana), USA key_people Jeff Binder, CEO Summary View of Warsaw, Poland, looking north at dusk from the viewing gallery of the PKiN (Warsaw Palace of Culture and Science), showing post-WW2 reconstruction. Warsaw is rapidly becoming one of Europe's most high-rise cities, although the Palace of Culture (completed 1955) is still the tallest building. Music by non


long articles

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huge battle

controlled by Russia in 1914, which included Warsaw. Germany did so, and underground leader Pilsudski returned to Warsaw on 11 November and set up what became the Second Polish Republic, with Warsaw the capital. In the course of the Polish-Bolshevik War (Polish–Soviet War) of 1920, the huge Battle of Warsaw (Battle of Warsaw (1920)) was fought on the eastern outskirts of the city in which the capital was successfully defended and the Red Army defeated


scale productions

through Austrian state radio facilities. Murrow immediately sent Shirer to London, where he delivered an uncensored, eyewitness account of the Anschluss. Murrow then chartered a plane to fly from Warsaw to Vienna, so he could take over for Shirer. Since many operas are large-scale productions, opera houses are usually large – generally more than 1,000 seats and often several thousand seats. Traditionally, Europe's major opera houses built in the 19th century contained between about

Opera (with 3,800) and the San Francisco Opera (with 3,146) are larger. Many operas do not require large-scale productions and may be presented in smaller theaters, such as Venice's La Fenice with about 1,000 seats. birth_date death_place Warsaw, Poland spouse


art+showing

realism Socialist Realist art showing workers (with tools) and other civilians greeting the victorious soldiers. Career In 1834 Tolstoy enrolled in the Moscow Foreign Ministry State Archive as a "student", where he got his first taste of working with real historical documents. In December 1835 he took exams (in English, French and German languages and literature, Latin, World and Russian history, and Russian statistics) at the University of Moscow for the formal 1st Grade State Bureaucrat certificate. He soon embarked on a career in the Economic Affairs and Statistics Department in Saint Petersburg. Before that, in July 1835, he had buried his uncle Aleksey Perovsky (who died in Warsaw of tuberculosis) and had become heir to his Krasny Rog estate. Also in 1835 Aleksey showed some of his new poems to Vasily Zhukovsky, who praised them. There's evidence that Pushkin also approved of the young poet's early works, giving him full moral support. The Young poet wrote a lot, refining his technique, but wasn't eager to get published. "My first experiments were, no doubt, absurd, but at least metrically they were flawless. I went on training thus for many years, before I debuted... as a prose writer, not a poet," Tolstoy remembered later. thumb left 200px Aleksey K. Tolstoy in the late 1830s In the late 1830s Tolstoy developed a passion for hunting which he himself described as bizarre. "While serving at the Court of Tsar Nikolay I... and leading a most fashionable life which in a way appealed to me, I still used to run away (from the Palace) and spend weeks in the forests, occasionally with friends, but more often than not, alone. Submerging myself headlong into such a life, which corresponded as little with my artistic inclinations as it did with my official position in Court, I got quite a reputation among our best shooters as a bear-hunter!... This hobby, I think, somehow affected my poetry which has always had a rather upbeat quality." From his 1874 autobiography. (File:Tolstoy aleksey konstantinovich.jpg) Dirlewanger's primary patron in the SS hierarchy was Obergruppenführer Gottlob Berger, who provided Himmler with a massive political boost by numerically increasing the Waffen-SS through his position as chief of the SS-Hauptamt ( WikiPedia:Warsaw Dmoz:Regional Europe Poland Voivodships Mazovia Warszawa Commons:Category:Warsaw


large series

first solo exhibition in 1909 at the Galerie Druet, Paris, revealed a large series of plaster and bronze classical female heads and full-length standing nudes and mannered Cubist drawings; the latter purchased by Leo Stein, who had brought Picasso to Nadelman's studio in 1908. The Sculpture of Elie Nadelman (exhibit catalogue by L. Kirstein, New York, MOMA, 1948 For the most detailed and accurate studies of Nadelman's work from 1905–12, which was of crucial importance

Warsaw

image_caption imagesize image_flag Flag of Warsaw.svg image_shield Warsaw emblem.png pushpin_map Poland pushpin_label_position bottom coordinates_region PL subdivision_type Country subdivision_name subdivision_type1 Voivodeship (Voivodeships of Poland) subdivision_name1 Masovian (Masovian Voivodeship) subdivision_type2 County (Powiat) subdivision_name2 ''city county'' parts 18 districts (Dzielnica) parts_style coll p1 Bemowo p2 Białołęka p3 Bielany p4 Mokotów p5 Ochota p6 Praga Północ p7 Praga Południe p8 Rembertów p9 Śródmieście (Śródmieście, Warsaw) p10 Targówek p11 Ursus (Ursus, Warsaw) p12 Ursynów p13 Wawer p14 Wesoła p15 Wilanów p16 Włochy p17 Wola p18 Żoliborz leader_title President (List of mayors of Warsaw) leader_name Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz leader_party PO (Civic Platform) established_title City rights established_date turn of the 12th to 13th century area_total_km2 517.24 area_metro_km2 4222.79 population_as_of 2014 population_total 1,729,119 population_density_km2 3304 population_metro 2,666,274 population_density_metro_km2 631.4 population_demonym Varsovian timezone CET (Central European Time) utc_offset +1 timezone_DST CEST (Central European Summer Time) utc_offset_DST +2 latd 52 latm 14 latNS N longd 21 longm 1 longEW E elevation_m 78–116 elevation_ft 328 postal_code_type Postal code postal_code 00-001 to 04–999 area_code +48 22 website blank_name Car (Vehicle registration plates of Poland) blank_info WA, WB, WD, WE, WF, WH, WI, WJ, WK, WN, WT, WU, WW, WX, WY footnotes designation1 WHS designation1_offname Historic Centre of Warsaw (Warsaw Old Town) designation1_date 1980 (4th session (World Heritage Committee)) designation1_number designation1_criteria ii, vi designation1_type Cultural designation1_free1name UNESCO region designation1_free1value Europe (List of World Heritage Sites in Europe)

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In 2012 Warsaw was ranked as the 32nd most liveable city (World's most liveable cities) in the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit. http: pages.eiu.com rs eiu2 images EIU_BestCities.pdf It was also ranked as one of the most liveable cities in Central (Central Europe) and Eastern Europe. Today Warsaw is considered an Alpha– global city, a major international tourist destination and a significant cultural, political and economic hub (Financial centre). Warsaw's economy, by a wide variety of industries, is characterised by FMCG (Fast-moving consumer goods) manufacturing, metal processing, steel and electronic manufacturing and food processing. The city is a significant centre of research and development, BPO (Business process outsourcing), ITO (Information technology outsourcing), as well as Polish media industry. The Warsaw Stock Exchange is one of the largest and most important in Central Europe. Frontex, the European Union agency (Agencies of the European Union) for external border security, is headquartered in Warsaw. A unique feature of Warsaw is its number of skyscrapers and high-rise buildings (Tower block) in the city center which form the skyline. Warsaw is one of only a few cities in the European Union that have such a skyline, together with Frankfurt, London, Moscow and Paris.

The first historical reference to Warsaw dates back to the year 1313, when initially Kraków served as the Polish capital city. Due to its central location between the Commonwealth's capitals of Kraków and Vilnius, Warsaw became the capital of the Commonwealth and the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland when King Sigismund III Vasa moved his court from Kraków to Warsaw in 1596. After the Third Partition of Poland in 1795, Warsaw was incorporated into the Kingdom of Prussia. In 1806 during the Napoleonic Wars, the city became the official capital of the Grand Duchy of Warsaw, a puppet state of the First French Empire created by Napoleon Bonaparte. With accordance to the decision of the Congress of Vienna, Warsaw in 1815 was annexed by the Russian Empire and became part of the "Congress Kingdom" (Congress Poland). Only in 1918 it regained independence from the foreign rule and emerged as a new capital of the independent Republic of Poland. Along with the German invasion in 1939, the massacre of the Jewish population and deportations to concentration camps led to the uprising in the Warsaw ghetto in 1943 and to a major and devastating Warsaw Uprising between August and October 1944. For this Warsaw gained the title of the "phoenix (phoenix (mythology)) city" because it has survived so many wars, conflicts and invasions throughout its long history. Most notably, the city had to be painstakingly rebuilt after the extensive damage it suffered in World War II, during which 85% of its buildings were destroyed. On 9 November 1940 the city was awarded Poland's highest military decoration for heroism, the Virtuti Militari, during the Siege of Warsaw (1939).

The city is the seat of a Roman Catholic archdiocese (left bank) and diocese (right bank of the Vistula), and possesses various universities, most notably the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Warsaw University, an opera house, theatres, museums, libraries and monuments. The historic city centre of Warsaw with its picturesque Old Town (Warsaw Old Town) in 1980 was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Other main architectural attractions include the Castle Square (Castle Square, Warsaw) with the Royal Castle (Royal Castle, Warsaw) and the iconic King Sigismund's Column, St. John's Cathedral (St. John's Cathedral, Warsaw), Market Square, palaces, church (church (building))es and mansions all displaying a richness of colour and architectural detail. Buildings are representatives of nearly every European architectural style and historical period (List of time periods). Warsaw has wonderful examples of architecture from the gothic (gothic architecture), renaissance, baroque and neoclassical (neoclassical architecture) periods and around a quarter of the city is filled with grand parks and royal gardens.

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