Famous Polish Scientists

Franciszek Raszeja

(1896 – 1941) physician and teaching professor specializing in orthopedics who between 1932 and 1939 headed the Clinical Orthopedic Hospital in Poznań. Professor Raszeja was a co-founder of the Polish Orthopedic and Traumatology Society. He lost his life shot by the Nazis while tending to a patient at a home in the Warsaw ghetto.