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Могила Фредерика Шопена на кладбище Пер-Лашез, Париж. Фото Тадеуш Коняж, Войцех Лаский / East News

The number of Polish people buried outside Poland is huge, and many are famous. If you’re ever near one of the spots listed below, you can always pay a visit – and if you decide to do it on 1st November, there’s no doubt you’ll find a lighted candle or two left by local Poles.

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>Ola Watowa, Andrzej Wat, Aleksander Wat, Paris, 1961, photo: courtesy of Instytut Dokumentacji i Studiów nad Literaturą Polską

Author of memoirs, translator, curator and editor of the literary legacy of her husband Aleksander Wat. She was born on April 26, 1903, in Warsaw; she died on February 9, 1991, in Paris.

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Czesław Miłosz, photo source: AKG Images / East News

Poet, novelist, essayist and translator. Winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize for Literature. His poems are known for their depth and metaphysical aspects.

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