**Development of Polish Mathematics**

In 1958, Polish Mathematical Society member Władysław Ślebodziński recalled the importance of the role played by Stanislaw Zaremba and Kazimierz Żorawski in the development of Polish mathematics:

“ | ... One can say that, thanks to these two scientists, Polish mathematics ceased being a mere consumer of foreign thinking and analysis. Both played pivotal roles in the development of this science. Under the political conditions of the time, Stanislaw Zaremba and Kazimierz Żorawski were, for fifteen years, the only representatives of cutting-edge Polish mathematics (...) judging these facts by contrasting them with the current state of affairs, shows their immense progress and accomplishments (...) in spite of the catastrophic effects on Polish mathematics caused by the Nazi occupation. | ” |

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