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Kazimierz is mainly used in the Polish language and its language of origin is Slavonic. Kazimierz is a variation of the English and German name Casimir.
also appears in following countries/origins/languages: Slavic
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was a Polish academic and physician. Professor of the Stefan Batory University in Vilnius and pioneer of oncology research and treatment, he was murdered in the Ponary massacre.During the following years he worked in Collegium Medicum in KrakÃ³w, as well as in Germany and France. In 1929 he got his habilitation, and in 1930 he was invited to the Stefan Batory University in Vilnius, Wilno Voivodship in Poland, to head the Department of General and Experimental Pathology of Faculty of Medicine (from 1930 to 1939). He also was the head of Department of Bacteriology (1935-1937), the dean (school year 1937-1938) and vice-dean in the following year. Under his leadership the Vilnius Department of Medicine flourished, with many important publications, and with students who would went to become notable academics and physicians themselves (like professor J. Olszewski of Toronto, member of the Moscow Academy of Sciences M. Beklemishev, and J. Sztachelski, Poland's Minster of Health). In 1936 he organized the international 4th Congress Against Cancer in Vilnius.