Full Prof. Irena BAJEROWA
Birth date: 13 May 1921
Date of death: 30 June 2010
Award date: 4 December 2008
USil Senate resolution date: 24 June 2008
Application date: 4 March 2008
Applying unit: Council of the Faculty of Philology
Outstanding explorer of the history of the 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. The 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.