Date: 13 December 2022
We present two more outstanding Polish economists who are included in the “Almanac of Polish Economic Thought of the 20th Century”, which will premiere this Thursday, December 15. The Almanac commemorates the profiles and ideas of the most outstanding Polish economists over the decades, whose thoughts and achievements are presented in the study.
Adam Doboszyński, source: Institute of National Remembrance in Warsaw
Adam Władysław Doboszyński was born on January 11, 1904 in Kraków and died on August 29, 1949 in Warsaw. He was a Polish engineer, politician, sapper reserve officer and writer, as well as a member of the Camp of Great Poland and the National Party. He was a precursor and one of the leading representatives of Polish distributism. His political trial and death were one of the symbols of the beginning of the Stalinist terror in Poland.
Ignacy Czuma, source: http://www.czuma.pl/ignacy/
Ignacy Czuma (born October 22, 1891 – died April 18, 1963). In 1922, he became a lecturer at the Department of Treasury and Fiscal Law of the Faculty of Law and Social and Economic Sciences of the Catholic University of Lublin. In 1926-1928 and 1933-1934 he was vice-dean of the Faculty of Law, and in 1938-1939 vice-rector of the Catholic University of Lublin. At the same time, he was active in politics and society. He was a member of the Catholic Action, the Polish Western Union and other organizations. From 1927 he belonged to the Polish Catholic People’s Party. In 1938, he headed the Anti-Communist Committee (Anti-Bolshevik League). In the years 1930-1935 he was a member of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland from the BBWR list. He participated in the work on the April Constitution of 1935, e.g. he was the author of the phrase contained in it about the president’s responsibility before God and history.