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List of cultural icons of Poland

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This list of cultural icons of Poland includes objects commonly considered to be cultural icons, symbols characteristic of Poland at various times.

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  • Adam Mickiewicz: "<...>Mickiewicz is to the Poles what Shakespeare is to the British, and is as much a cultural icon as a historical and creative figure."[1]
  • Black Madonna of Częstochowa (Template:Lang-pl, Our Lady of Czestochowa): "The image of Our Lady of Częstochowa is the most famous and the most venerated holy image in Poland. In contemporary Poland the image is a kind of a cultural icon, instantly recognizable and connected with popular symbolic and mythological meanings."[2]


  1. Mark Baker, Marc Di Duca, Tim Richards, Poland, a travel guide by Lonely Planet, 2012, ISBN 1743211406
  2. Anna Niedzwiedz, The Image and the Figure. Our Lady of Czestochowa in Polish Culture and Popular Religion, 2010, ISBN 978-83-233-2900-8
  3. p. 165
  4. Huneker, James. Chopin: The Man and His Music, Dover Publications, Inc., 1966.
  5. [1]

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