Jerzy Turonek, Polish-Belarusian historian, Died at 89

Jerzy Turonek Jury Turonak, was born on April 26, 1929, in Dukszty and died on January 2, 2019.

He was a Polish-Belarusian historian.

He came from a family of West Belarusian political activist.

This was at Bronisław Turonek in the Second Polish Republic’s Wilno Voivodeship.

After World War II, Turonek moved on from the Higher School for Planning and Statistics in Warsaw in 1952.

He later worked for the Polish remote exchange chamber where he was dissecting the global synthetics showcase.

He also serves at the European monetary commission in Geneva.

During the mid 1960s, he started inquiring about the Belarusian national development of the mid twentieth century, Polish-Belarusian relations in the twentieth century.

He also seek information on the historical backdrop of the Roman Catholic Church.

In 1986 Jerzy became Doctor of History.

He is the author of monograph Białoruś pod okupacją niemiecką, Belarus under the German occupation published in 1993 by Książka i Wiedza.

Copies of his monograph shipped to Belarus for distribution were confiscated by the Belarussian security service KDB.

He passed away at 89 years old.