Marek Edelman

Marek Edelman

MilitaryPerson
 
MilitaryPerson
 Less

Marek Edelman

to get instant updates about 'Marek Edelman' on your MyPage. Meet other similar minded people. Its Free!

X 

All Updates


Description:
Marek Edelman (, born 1919 in Homel or 1922 in Warsaw &ndash; October 2, 2009 in Warsaw)His exact birth date and birthplace are unknown. Some sources cite 1 January 1919 and the town of Homel, Poland, in what is now Belarus, while others cite 1922 and Warsaw.<!--this claim of "nobody knows for sure" needs a citation or 2 conflicting reliable-source citations as examples. --> was a Jewish-Polish political and social activist and cardiologist.

Before World War II, he was a General Jewish Labour Bund activist. During the war he co-founded the Jewish Combat Organization. He took part in the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, becoming its leader after the death of Mordechaj Anielewicz. He also took part in the city-wide 1944 Warsaw Uprising. Before his death on 2 October 2009 Edelman was the last surviving leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

After the war he remained in Poland and became a noted cardiologist. From the 1970s he collaborated with the Workers' Defence Committee and other political groups opposing Poland's Communist regime. As a member of Solidarity, he took part in the Polish Round Table Talks of 1989.

Following the peaceful transformations of 1989, he was a member of various centrist and...
Read More

No feeds found

All
Posting your question. Please wait!...


About

Military Person
No messages found
Suggested Pages
Zid
Zid
Tell your friends >
about this page
 Create a new Page
for companies, colleges, celebrities or anything you like.Get updates on MyPage.
Create a new Page
 Find your friends
  Find friends on MyPage from