Henryk Pudo

1 January 1923–15 November 1973 (Age 50)

The Life Summary of Henryk

Henryk Pudo was born on 1 January 1923, in Poland. He died on 15 November 1973, in Australia, at the age of 50.

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World Events (3)

Age 3
Pilsudski makes himself dictator of Poland. Despite the dictatorship, the economy stabilized at this time and culture continued to prosper.
Age 16
Nazi Germany invades Poland. Beginning of World War II as the United Kingdom declares war on Germany in response to the invasion. The Soviet Union invades from the east. Germany and the Soviet Union divide Poland between them and treat Polish citizens, particularly Jews, with extreme brutality.
Age 16
Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

Polish (Pudło): from pudło ‘box’, presumably a metonymic occupational name for a carpenter or chest maker. However, it may be a nickname from the same word in the derogatory sense ‘old frump’.

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

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