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Krzysztof Arciszewski, who wrote some fascinating memoirs, was born in Rogalinek. He learned and described the customs of the Tapuja tribe, whose funeral ceremonies involved eating their deceased relatives, while serving in the Spanish army. Arciszewski's notes are the only extant records of the existence of this tribe.

Significant citizens

Archaeologist, founder of so-called Poznań Prehistoric School. He has bequeathed an impressive scientific legacy, with a focus on the Bronze and Iron Ages as well as on the outset of Slavdom. He ran many excavation work projects, including at Biskupin, in Gniezno and Poznań.

Political activist, participant of the Wielkopolskie Uprising of 1918/1919. Once back from the battlefield, he cultivated a farmland. Mikołajczyk started his political activity in 1922, becoming member of the Polish Peasants’ Party ‘Piast’. Appointed Prime Minister of the Polish-Government-in-Exile during WW2.

An architect; acted as Architect-in-Chief with the General National Exhibition. Among the buildings designed by Sławski and erected in Poznań, notable are, among others: the new wing of Bazar hotel; a new building of the Poznań Society for the Advancement of the Arts and Sciences (PTPN); St. Anthony’s church at Starołęka.