Józef Mieses

Józef Mieses (1882-1941 or 1942)[1] was a Polish teacher, linguist, rabbi and military officer.

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He reached the rank of colonel and chief rabbi in the Polish Army, where from 1921 to 1932 he worked in the Polish Ministry of Defense as the Chief of the Judaism Department. He published several works related to linguistics and was a recipient of the Polish Cross of Merit. He is presumed to have died during the Nazi occupation of Poland, most likely in 1942.[2]


  1. ^ "płk dr Józef Mieses (1882-1941)". www.pbp.webd.pl. Retrieved 2018-05-09.
  2. ^ "Mieses, Józef". YIVO. Retrieved 2 January 2011.

Further readingEdit

  • Rocznik Oficerski 1924, Ministerstwo Spraw Wojskowych, Oddział V Sztabu Generalnego Wojska Polskiego, Warszawa 1924, p. 31, 1299.
  • Rocznik Oficerski 1928, Ministerstwo Spraw Wojskowych, Warszawa 1928, p. 843.

External linksEdit

  • Photograph from NAC archive: [1]