Janusz Korczak

October 14, 2010 in

Jewish pediatrician and famous author of children’s books, Dr. Janusz Korczak (1878 or 1879 to 1942), and his colleague, Stefania(Stefa) Wilczynska (1886 – 1942). Together, Korczak and Wilczynska ran a Jewish orphanage in Warsaw, and eventually accompanied the children of the orphanage to their death in Treblinka on August 5, 1942.

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