Full Prof. Kazimierz POLAŃSKI
Birth date: 06.04.1929
Date of death: 07.02.2009
Award date: 18.12.2008
UŚ Senate resolution date: 02.12.2008
Application date: 23.09.2008
Applying unit: Council of the UŚ Department of Philology
Full professor of the University of Silesia and Jagiellonian University. World-renowned linguist, author of fundamental papers on general and Slavic linguistics, co-creator of Polish linguistic terminology. Outstanding expert in Polabian language, founder of neophilology at the University of Silesia, educator of generations of Polish linguists.