This is a partial list of notable Polish or Polish-speaking or -writing persons. Persons of mixed heritage have their respective ancestries credited.
see: List of szlachta
The Nicolaus Copernicus Monument in Warsaw is one of the Polish capital's notable landmarks. It stands before the Staszic Palace, the seat of the Polish Academy of Sciences on Krakowskie Przedmieście. Designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen in 1822, it was completed in 1830.