Marek Jerzy Minakowski

Marek Jerzy Minakowski (born 13 June 1972 in Olsztyn, Poland) is a Polish historian and genealogist[1][self-published source] best known for creating the Polish genealogy database Wielka Genealogia Minakowskiego.

Marek Jerzy Minakowski at work

Early life and careerEdit

Minakowski earned his PhD in classical philosophy at the Jagiellonian University, Kraków. Initially focusing on classical philosophy and logics, he later started publishing about Poland's history and genealogy. In 2001, he founded a genealogy website Wielka Genealogia Minakowskiego and began adding available historical records. By 2020, the site contained genealogy records of around 1 million people.

In 2016, in recognition of his work, he received the Decoration of Honor Meritorious for Polish Culture.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

In 1994, he married archaeologist Anna Barbara Lebet (born 1963), with whom he has one daughter.


  1. ^ Minakowski, Marek Jerzy. "". Retrieved 25 April 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Odznaczenia dla wybitnych literaturoznawców, historyków i animatorów kultury MKiDN - 2016". (in Polish). Retrieved 31 May 2018.

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