Henryk Arctowski, born Henryk Artzt, was a Polish scientist and explorer. Living in exile for a large part of his life, he was one of the first persons to winter in Antarctica and became an internationally renowned meteorologist.
Henryk Szeryng (1918-1988) was a famous Polish violinist, known for his superb techniques and tone qualities.
Henryk Wieniawski (1835-1880) was a Polish violinist, widely recognized as one of the greatest violinists of all time.
Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (1933-2010) was a Polish composer of contemporary classical music.
Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846-1916) was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1905. His most well known work is the historical novel "Quo Vadis".

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