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University of Silesia in Katowice

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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.

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