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How British celebrities looking for their ancestors on the Vistula?
At the foundation-Kresy-Siberia at the genealogical fair
Stanowisko fundacji Kresy-Syberia na targach genealogicznych (Kresy-Syberia.org )
Polish blood in the veins of British politicians
British presence of Polish descent and is clearly marked on the British political scene. Edward and David Miliband, the current leader of the Labour Party and former foreign minister in the government of Labour, women are the sons of Marion Kozak. - I am only one of a million Britons, in which Polish blood flowing - said David Miliband during his visit to Poland in 2009. - My mother was born here, her life was saved people who risked their own lives, hiding her from the Nazis - he revealed.
The third policy of the Labour Party with Polish roots to Minister of State for European Affairs in the government of Tony Blair, Denis MacShane. Born as Denis Matyjaszek, the son of Irish women Isobel MacShane and John Matyjaszka Pole, a soldier in World War II, who settled in the UK and in 1950 took British citizenship.
Descendants of Poles on the screens in the UK
List of television celebrities of Polish descent opens Natasha was born in Brighton Kaplinski ITV presenter and winner of the first edition of "Strictly Come Dancing" (original "Dancing with the Stars"). Her paternal grandparents came from, as Michael Marks, from Slonim.
The second position is occupied by presenter Mel Giedroyc and actress, known in the UK comedy duo "Mel and Sue," which occurs together with Sue Perkins. Father Mel Giedroyc, historian Michal Giedroyc, who emigrated to England in 1947, comes from a family of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Until a father's memories of the 2010 Mel did not know the exact history of his family. - I knew a little about his past, but did not have the full picture - admitted in an interview with the local press.
It is such people as Mel Giedroyc is to help Frontier Foundation-Siberia. - The BBC is well known, and that the show has been held under his patronage, reported as a potential participant in the exhibition - explains Mirka Wojnar. The organizers of the Poles welcomed with enthusiasm. How to admit you have not worked so closely with any Polish foundation.
- We hope that together we can convince the British people who have not yet dared to look into the eyes of the past - Agata Blaszczyk concludes.