Tadeusz Pankiewicz, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Tadeusz Pankiewicz

Polish pharmacist

Date of Birth: 21-Nov-1908

Place of Birth: Sambir, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 05-Nov-1993

Profession: pharmacist

Nationality: Poland

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Tadeusz Pankiewicz

  • Tadeusz Pankiewicz (November 21, 1908 in Sambor – November 5, 1993 buried in Kraków), was a Polish Roman Catholic pharmacist, operating in the Kraków Ghetto during the Nazi German occupation of Poland.
  • He was recognized as "Righteous Among the Nations" by Yad Vashem on February 10, 1983, for rescuing countless Jews from the Holocaust. Pankiewicz studied at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków.
  • In 1933, he took over the proprietorship of the Under the Eagle Pharmacy founded in 1910 by his father Jozef.
  • The pharmacy was situated on Plac Zgody (formerly Maly Rynek square) in Kraków's Podgórze district.
  • Its prewar clientele included both Gentile Poles and Jews.

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