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Jerzy Turonek

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Turonek at the Warsaw Collegium Civitas at the age of 81, June 2010

Jerzy Turonek (Belarusian: Юры Туронак,[1] April 26, 1929 – January 2, 2019) was a Polish-Belarusian historian. He was born in Dukszty, Poland.

Turonek began his active historical researches into the Belarusian national movement of the early 20th century, Polish-Belarusian relations in the 20th century, and the history of the Roman Catholic Church. In 1986 he became Doctor of History. Turonek was the author of monograph Białoruś pod okupacją niemiecką (Belarus under the German occupation) published in 1993 by Książka i Wiedza.[2]

Turonek died on January 2, 2019 at the age of 89.[3]

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  1. Міхась Скобла (7 May 2007). "Юры Туронак: "Саюз беларускай моладзі я дасьледаваў чатыры гады"". Менск: Радыё Свабода, 2008. Archived from the original on August 29, 2008 – via Internet Archive.
  2. Jerzy Turonek (1993). Białoruś pod okupacją niemiecką [Belarus under the German occupation]. Warsaw: Książka i Wiedza. ISBN 8305126110.
  3. Умер выдающийся историк Юрий Туронок (in Russian)