Janusz Kurtyka

 

 

Age: 49

 

Summary: Polish historian who became the second president of the Institute of National Remembrance, where he specialized in Polish medieval history and Polish communist history, but who was known as a contributor to several Polish encyclopedias and biographical dictionaries.

 

 

Cause of Death: Airplane accident

 

Born: August 13, 1960

 

Died: April 10, 2010

 

Location: Smolensk, Russia