Full Prof. Kazimierz POLAŃSKI
Birth date: 6 April 1929
Date of death: 7 February 2009
Award date: 18 December 2008
USil Senate resolution date: 2 December 2008
Application date: 23 September 2008
Applying unit: Council of the Faculty of Philology
Full professor of the University of Silesia and Jagiellonian University. World-renowned linguist, author of fundamental papers on general and Slavic linguistics, and co-creator of Polish linguistic terminology. Outstanding expert in the Polabian language, founder of modern philology at the University of Silesia, and educator of generations of Polish linguists.