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Is the mayor of warsaw's husband German?


john sobieski  
5 May 2007 /  #1
Waltz sounds like a German name. Does this mean Hanna Gronkiewicz Waltz's husband is German?
Lodzy - | 16  
5 May 2007 /  #2
well if it sound like it maybe it is
but her husband could have german born parents which moved to poland and then he was born in poland
OP john sobieski  
5 May 2007 /  #3
I know her husband has a very Polish first name in Andrzej.
Lodzy - | 16  
6 May 2007 /  #4
well maybe he is polish
General Patton  
6 May 2007 /  #5
I don`t care. Why are you?
OP john sobieski  
6 May 2007 /  #6
Just curious. I'm interested in people's roots. It's an odd combination though for Poland, a very Polish first name and a very German last name.
polishcanuck 7 | 462  
6 May 2007 /  #7
This is not very uncommon. Some poles have german last names, some germans have polish lastnames. A german football player comes to mind: Tim borowski - i believe he's german (obviously with a PL surname). In WW2 there were many german soldiers with polish surnames, doesn;t mean their polish. I'm sure if you look up their family trees you would trace their roots to poland. The polish-german border changed many times and populations moved around.
Philpz 3 | 1  
8 Oct 2007 /  #8
if so then kick him out of poland.........NAZI
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,161  
8 Oct 2007 /  #9
Does this mean Hanna Gronkiewicz Waltz's husband is German?

I doubt It. I think that she is half Jewish.
Polson 5 | 1,770  
8 Oct 2007 /  #10
There are quite a lot of German names in Poland, due to the minority, and the past, and maybe the Jews (names ending with "-stein" for example) ;)
Lukasz 49 | 1,746  
8 Oct 2007 /  #11
and you see

she is president of Warszawa elected by its citizens and nobody is interested about origin of her name.
255 - | 8  
8 Oct 2007 /  #12
There are quite a lot of German names in Poland...

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And Polish names in Germany. Poles, Germans, Russians, Europeans, we're all kindred people and I wish that we would stop fighting amongst ourselves.
Patrycja19 63 | 2,699  
9 Oct 2007 /  #13
And Polish names in Germany. Poles, Germans, Russians, Europeans, we're all kindred people and I wish that we would stop fighting amongst ourselves.

agree ..

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