Stefan Zelewski

1894–1954 (Age 60)
Łódź County, Łódź, Poland

The Life of Stefan

Stefan Zelewski was born in July 1894, in Łódź County, Łódź, Poland as the son of Władysław Zelewski and Anna. He had at least 3 sons with Helena Wierzchowska. He died on 11 October 1954, in his hometown, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Stefan Zelewski
1894–1954
Helena Wierzchowska
1899–1956
Roman Zelewski
1922–1984
Henryk Zelewski
1926–1987
Zbigniew Zelewski
1939–1993

Spouse and Children

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Parents and Siblings

    Władysław Zelewski

    MaleMale

    Anna

    FemaleFemale

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World Events (8)

1897 · National-Democratic Party

Age 3

In 1897, while the Polish were still controlled by the Russian Partition, they created a secret political organization called the National-Democratic Party. Also known as the SDN, they primarily focused on promoting legislative changes and other forms of non-violent resistance. The group was dissolved in 1919 when Poland regained their independence.
1901 · Września Children Strike

Age 7

In March of 1901, the German administration that ruled over the region of Greater Poland ordered all religion classes to teach in the German language. Students and parents were enraged by this decision. A group of roughly 118 students expressed their discontent in April; the teachers responded immediately with corporal punishment and detention. By May, a protest of 100 to 200 people began outside the school, consisting of children and adults. The administration threatened permanent suspension to individuals that rebelled, but the protests continued. The German government imprisoned 20 of these individuals over the following years and two children would end up dying from beatings. The last of the protesters would give up by 1904 and many parents ended up moving their children to other schools.
1918

Age 24

Poland becomes independent. Poland becomes independent as WWI comes to an end. The country was devastated by the war. Approximately one million Poles died. All Polish institutions had to be rebuilt as the country once again formed a nation. The official boundaries are not set until 1923.

Name Meaning

Polish: variant of Zieliński ( see Zielinski ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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