Szymon Askenazy

Date of birth: 12/24/1865 | Date of death: 06/22/1935

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Szymon Ashkenazy was born in Zawichost. He was a Polish historian, educator, statesman and diplomat, founder of the Askenazy school. Starting in 1902, he served as a professor at the University of Lwów till November 1919. In 1909 he was inducted into the Polish Academy of Learning (Polska Akademia Umiejętności). His biography "Szymon Askenazy: Wielki Polak wyznania mojżeszowego" by Marcin Nurowski was published in Warsaw in 2005.

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