Full Prof. Irena BAJEROWA
Birth date: 13.05.1921
Date of death: 30.06.2010
Award date: 04.12.2008
UŚ Senate resolution date: 24.06.2008
Application date: 04.03.2008
Applying unit: Council of the UŚ Department of Philology
Outstanding explorer of the history of Polish language, co-organiser of the Faculty of Polish Studies in Katowice. Long-term professor of the University of Silesia, an exemplary teacher and educator of generations of Polish teachers. Promoter of the idea of love for one’s mother tongue and motherland as the fundamental life values, and a steadfast patriot fighting for the freedom of the motherland and human rights.