A-B is the northern frontage of the Main Market Square in Krakow, located between Sławkowska and Floriańska streets. The other frontages are called C-D (between Sławkowska and Anny streets), E-F (between Wiślna and Grodzka streets), G-H (between Grodzka Street and Mariacki Square). A-B frontage is the most famous one, it
It is a city to the west from Krakow. At the beginning of the XVII century the castellan Krzysztof Koryciński brought there the Bernardin Order from Krakow and build the monastery and the church for them. It was modeled on the Franciscan hermitage of La Verna (Alvernia in Latin) in Tuscany, Italy. People started to
The company was settled in Krakow in 1977 and it was the first company with the foreign capital. It was owned by a join stock company “Marold” from Lichtenstein. They have started with the production of zip fasteners, now they are opened for different trades, starting from automotive, construction, electro-technical,
It is a Latin phrase meaning nourishing mother. Students used to give this name to their universities, which were giving them the spiritual food. In Poland only one university was honored to be called this way, it was Jagiellonian University in Krakow, the oldest one in Poland.
Aleksandrowicz Julian was born in 1908, he was a doctor, hematologist, professor at Medical Akademy, was born and died in Krakow. He was studying first at medical department , then at the department of physical education at Jagiellonian University. He has got his doctor degree in 1934 and then was
Aleksandrowicz Adolf was born in 1811, he was a pharmacist, chemist, balneologist, was born and died in Krakow. He studied chemistry first in Jagiellonian University, then in Berlin, after this he came back to Krakow to become an assistant at the department of chemistry and pharmacy in Jagiellonian University. In
This strange pseudosience was brought to Poland by monks. It is considered that the fire balls that were used during the fights with Tatars in XIII century, were invented by Dominican monk Czesław Odrowąż with the use of alchemy knowledge. Each alchemist’s dream was to create the philosopher’s stone, which
His date of birth is unknown, but it is confirmed that he died after 1317. Since 1290 he was the hereditary mayor of Krakow. Since 1295 to 1305 he was supporting the Czech occupation of Krakow, but in 1306 he is giving the city in hands of Wladyslaw Łokietek. In
Krakow Aeroclub was founded on the 30th of January 1928 and was named Academic Aeroclub of Krakow(AAK). It was the 2nd aeroclub created in Poland(the 1st one was founded in Warsaw). Its first president was dr. Tadeusz Halewski, one of its founders was Jan Soltykowski. In October 1929 for the
Aaron was the first abbot of Benedictines, who were brought to Krakow by Casimir I the Restorer. According to some records Aaron was born in the Cologne. He became the fifth bishop of Krakow in 1045, after Czech prince Bretislav destroyed Gniezno in 1048 he became the archbishop of Poland.