General, diplomat, doctor, journalist, poet … Bolesław Wieniawa-Długoszowski went down in history as a man of many talents. I was a great patriot. It is important to the independence activities of the century. At the grave of Bolesław Wieniawa-Długoszewski at the Rakowicki Cemetery in Kraków, there is his monument.
In the ceremonial unveiling, the following people unveiled: Ryszard Pagacz from Lesser Poland, the president of the Institute of National Remembrance, Dr. Karol Nawrocki, the president of Krakow, prof. Jacek Majchrowski and the director of the Main Medical Library Stanisław Konopka in Warsaw, Dr. n. Wojciech Giermaziak.
– The life mission of Bolesław Wieniawa-Długoszowski was to serve the Homeland. He put the good of the Republic of Poland in the first place. It was undoubtedly influenced by Marshal Józef Piłsudski. Having spent years in close proximity to the Father of Independence, he became thoroughly saturated with patriotism. It is worth souvenirs that each of us, each of us with his song with talents, can make up a strong Poland. Our everyday life, our common life, our concern for the good – all this is undoubtedly a measure of contemporary patriotism. Let the statue of General Bolesław Wieniawa-Długoszowski unveiled today remind us of this. I would like to thank all the entities involved in the legitimate idea of commemorating this important person and the founders of the monument – says Ryszard Pagacz, the deputy voivode of Małopolska.
– General Bolesław Wieniawa-Długoszowski is today one of the symbols of the Second Polish Republic, but also one of the most colorful figures of interwar Poland. However, before he became such a colorful figure, he said goodbye to independence – first as a member of the Riflemen’s Association, then a soldier of the First Cadre Company, which in 1914 left the Krakow Oleandry. The post office, which went through the Bolshevik-death, World War II, up to its tragic, but most of all man and bones 194. He led with Poland in his heart, but also loved. (…) So many virtues of Bolesław Wieniawa-Długoszowski mean that today Poland, the Institute of National Remembrance and all of you, go respect each other, but we also love to follow what man was and how much he served the Republic of Poland – reports the director of the Institute of National Remembrance, Dr. Karol Nawrocki.
– General Bolesław Wieniawa-Długoszowski was a great Pole. He spoke six languages, and was perfect not so much for horses and sabers as for diplomacy. Effectively it is effective (…). Thank you to everyone for participating in this anniversary. With those who are not here today, primarily the founders of the monument. If only the monument in Poland is full-size – says the director of the Central Medical Library Stanisław Konopka in Warsaw, Dr. n. Wojciech Giermaziak.
Today’s celebration is celebrating the celebration of Mass in the Monastery of the Discalced Carmelites – the Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary under Bishop Robert Chrząszcz. The unveiling of the monument is carried out in accordance with a military ceremony. After reading the appeal of memory and paying the salute of honor, the participants of the event laid flowers at the grave of General Bolesław Wieniawa-Długoszowski.