Stefan Starzyński and Julian Spitosław Kulski went down in history as heroes who refused to leave Warsaw, even though their life was in danger. However, they decided that the city needed a Polish mayor, which is why the role was assumed by Kulski himself, who, following Starzyński’s arrest, continued with their shared vision and mission for more five years, until the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising. Today, we know that if the Warsaw City Hall had not been in Polish hands, it would have been impossible to organise the Underground State on such a large scale. It was Julian S. Kulski who showed great courage and dedication in that most tragic period in Warsaw’s history. Today, our duty as the Foundation is to give him back his rightful place in history and remind everyone about the role he played in building an independent Poland.Read more
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“During the occupation, the city hall became a stronghold of the Polish Underground State. Without the heroic Mayor Julian S. Kulski, it would have been impossible to survive until the end of the Uprising.”
Jan Nowak Jeziorański
On the eve of the Polish Army Day, Professor Julian Eugeniusz Kulski was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He previously held the rank of Major. Professor Kulski was one of the officers who received the commission document from the Minister of National Defense Mariusz Błaszczak at the Ministry’s Warsaw headquarters. The Minister thanked […]
On 30 July 2019, the iconic Iluzjon Cinema in Warsaw hosted the official premiere of Goliat – the Forgotten Hero, a documentary directed by Tomasz Sańpruch and Witold Tabaka. The film was produced by Małgorzata Bogusz (the Kulski Foundation), Jarosław Nyk (Vision Group) and Tomasz Sańpruch (STEO). The documentary sheds new light on the everyday […]
Goliat – the Forgotten Hero, is a documentary film produced as part of the Kulski Foundation’s project The cultivation of patriotic values and historical memory.