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Andrzej Panufnik (1914—1991) composer and conductor


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Espaillat, Rhina Polonia (1932– )

GREGORIO DI POLONIA - Miniaturist, sculptor

THOMSON, Godfrey (Hilton) (1881 - 1955), Order of Polonia Restituta (third class)

ASCH, Sholem (1880 - 1957), Officer, Order of Polonia Restituta (Poland); author

CALLAWAY, William Bertram (1889 - 1974), DL; Polonia Restituta (1945)

A New Manuscript of John Peyton's A Relation of the State of Polonia (1598–1619)

John Peyton’s A Relation of the State of Polonia and the Accession of King James I, 1598–1603

HARLEY, John Hunter (1865 - 1947), Officers’ Cross of the Polish Order of the Polonia Restituta; Chevalier Legion of Honour

BISZTYGA, Jan (born 1933), Officer’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta 1970; Order of Merit 1973; Senior Advisor to President, Bartimpex, since 2003

PEIRSE, Richard Edmund Charles (1892 - 1970), Order of Polonia Restituta, 1942; Knight Grand Cross of Orange Nassau, 1943; Commander Legion of Merit, United States; Special Necklet, Cloud and Banner, China; late RAF

EARP, Charles Anthony (1871 - 1933), Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassau and Officer of Order of Polonia Restituta; Director and General Manager Earp Bros. & Co. Ltd; Managing Director South Maitland Railways, Ltd; Vice-Consul for Netherlands

CREW, Francis Albert Eley (1886 - 1973), Order of Polonia Restituta; Foreign Member Czecho-Slovakian Academy of Agriculture; Hon. Member National Veterinary Medical Association and Physiological Society of India; Member American Genetic Association; Hon. Member Polish Society of Arts and Sciences Abroad; Brigadier RAMC TA; late Commander, Edinburgh Special Constabulary; late Chairman Board of Governors, Royal (Dick) Veterinary College

SAROLEA, Charles (1870 - 1953), Officer of the Order of the Crown; Royal Belgian Life Saving Medal; Belgian Civic Medal, First Class; Knight Commander of Saint Sava; Knight Commander of Polish National Order, Polonia Restitua; Officer de la Légion d’Honneur; First Consul Free Congo State; Foreign Member of Royal Acad. of Belgium; Member of Brazilian Acad. of Rio de Janeyro; late Professor of French Literature in the University of Edinburgh; First Belgian Consul-General, Edinburgh, and Doyen d’Age of Consular Corps of Edinburgh-Leith

ABBOT, Frederick William (1862 - 1942), Chevalier Légion d’Honneur; Commandeur Couronne de la Roumanie, Commandeur Croix de Polonia Restituta, Commandeur de l’Aigle Blanc de Yugoslavia, Commandeur de l’ordre Militaire St Benoit D’aviz Portugal; Chevalier de la Couronne de l’Italie; Chairman, British Legion, Paris Branch: Hon. President Federation Interalliée des anciens combattants; Member of Committee, British Charity Board, Paris; Hertford British Hospital, Paris

Baden-Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth (1857 - 1941), Chevalier Order of Christ of Portugal; Grand Cross Alfonso XII; Grand Cross Order of Dannebrog; Order of Merit Chile; Grand Cross of the Order of the Redeemer of Greece; Order of the Crown of Belgium; Cross of Commander of Legion of Honour; Knight of Grace, St John Order; Order of Polonia Restituta (Poland); 1st Class Order of Merit (Hungary); Order of White Lion (Czecho-Slovakia); Order of Phoenix (Greece); Grand Cross Order of Merit (Austria); Grand Cross of Gediminus (Lithuania); Grand Cross of Orange of Nassau (Holland); Grand Cross of Order of the Sword (Sweden); Grand Cross of Three Stars (Latvia)

FINLEY, John Huston (1863 - 1940), Order Rising Sun (Japanese); Officer, Legion of Honour (French); Comm. Order of Crown of Italy; Knight of the Holy Sepulchre; Comm. Order of St Sava (Serbian); Comm. Polonia Restituta (Polish); Comm. Order of White Rose (Finnish); of St Olaf (Norwegian); Knight of Dannebrog (Danish); of Gediminas (Lithuanian); Comm. Order of the Saviour (Greek); of the White Lion (Czechoslovakia); of the Royal North Star (Sweden); book on French in America, crowned by Académie Français and awarded gold medal Geographic Soc., Paris; Editor-Emeritus, the New York Times, since 1938; Director, The Hall of Fame, since 1937


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1 Concert‐ov. by Wagner, comp. 1836. F.p. Palermo 1881, London 1905.

2 Symphonic prelude for orch., Op.76, by Elgar, f.p. 1915.

3 Suite for orch. by Panufnik, comp. and f.p. 1959. Polonia means Poland.

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