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Celebrating Polish Constitution Day

Polish Constitution Day 

Polish Constitution of May 3rd, 1791 was the first written national constitution in Europe and the world’s second, after the Constitution of the United States.


Jan Matejko’s
(1838-1893) painting shows Polish King Stanislaus Augustus, members of the Polish Parliament (Sejm) and Warsaw inhabitants entering
St. John’s Cathedral for swearing in the newly adopted constitution.


Kościuszko: A Man Ahead of His Time


In celebration of Polish Constitution Day there will be a special program
and film shown entitled “Kościuszko: A Man Ahead of His Time
on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
at the Polish Center of Wisconsin.

Dr. Don Pienkos will provide some brief introductory comments
on the Constitution of 1791, and after the movie screening
Dr. Neal Pease will speak about the film and answer any questions.

There will be a complimentary Wine & Cheese Reception sponsored
by the Milwaukee Society of the Polish National Alliance
.

This event is free and open to the public.

Donald Pienkos
Prof. Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Neal Pease
Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

HOSTED IN POLISH CENTER OF WISCONSIN

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