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St Sigismund parish
05-507 Słomczyn
85 Wiślana Str.
Konstancin deanery
Warsaw archdiocese, Poland

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XX century (1914 – 1989)

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CHŁOPECKI

forename(s)

Romualdo (pl. Romuald)

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function

diocesan priest

creed

Latin (Roman Catholic) Churchmore on
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diocese / province

Lviv archdiocesemore on
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honorary titles

„Cross of Independence”more on
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date and place of death

23.03.1943

KL Lublinconcentration camp
today: Majdanek–Lublin, Lublin city pow., Lublin voiv., Poland

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alt. dates and places of death

26.02.1943

details of death

Participant of Polish wars of independence of 1918‑21, specifically defense of Lviv from Ukrainians in 1918 and Polish –Russian war of 1920.

After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the II World War, after start of Russian occupation, founder and the first Grand Master of the Polish clandestine Rebirth of the Nation Order ZON, promoting Christian moral renewal, education of the society in the spirit of Christian ethics, justice, honesty and abstinence from alcohol abuse.

After German attack on 22.06.1941 of their erstwhile ally, Russian, and start of the German occupation, helped the Jews persecuted by the Germans by issuing for them birth certificates.

Arrested on 11.11.1942, together with his parish priest Fr Luis Peciak and Fr. Adalbert Kośmider, by the Ukrainian police and handed over to the German Gestapo.

Jailed in Kołomyja prison and next in Lviv prison.

Finally on 08.02.1943 transported to Majdanek concentration camp where perished.

cause of death

extermination

perpetrators

Germans

date and place of birth

31.01.1875

Drohobychtoday: Drohobych city rai., Lviv obl., Ukraine
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alt. dates and places of birth

30.01.1875

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

1902 (Lvivtoday: Lviv city rai., Lviv obl., Ukraine
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positions held

from c. 1931

pensioner {parish: Kolomyiatoday: Kolomyia rai., Stanislaviv/Ivano–Frankivsk obl., Ukraine
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, main parish Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary; dean.: Kolomyiatoday: Kolomyia rai., Stanislaviv/Ivano–Frankivsk obl., Ukraine
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}

from c. 1920

prefect {parish: Kolomyiatoday: Kolomyia rai., Stanislaviv/Ivano–Frankivsk obl., Ukraine
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, main parish Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary; Kolomyiatoday: Kolomyia rai., Stanislaviv/Ivano–Frankivsk obl., Ukraine
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, professor, King Casimir Jagiellończyk's gymnasium no. 5, among others; dean.: Kolomyiatoday: Kolomyia rai., Stanislaviv/Ivano–Frankivsk obl., Ukraine
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}

commander {Kolomyiatoday: Kolomyia rai., Stanislaviv/Ivano–Frankivsk obl., Ukraine
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, school scout troop}

deputy councillor {Kolomyiatoday: Kolomyia rai., Stanislaviv/Ivano–Frankivsk obl., Ukraine
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}

till 1920

prefect {Lvivtoday: Lviv city rai., Lviv obl., Ukraine
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, professor, State First Realschule School}

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others related in death

KOŚMIDERClick to display biography Adalbert, KAŚCIŃSKIClick to display biography Leopold, KOWCZClick to display biography Emilian, KOZŁOWSKIClick to display biography Valery, LESZCZYKClick to display biography Anthony, MODRZEWSKAClick to display biography Hedwig Joanna Gabrielle, NIEROSTEKClick to display biography Joseph, OSIKOWICZClick to display biography Andrew, TROCHAClick to display biography Peter (Bro. Adalbert Marian)

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

KL Lublin (Majdanek) (prisoner no: 9177): Operational in 1941‑4, in Majdanek village n. Lublin, German concentration and „death” camp. Prisoners were not only local, from Lublin region, but from all over pre–war Poland and from abroad. Most of them were Jewish, but also member of Polish clandestine resistance (part of Polish Clandestine State), Polish intelligentsia, Russian POWs, inhabitants of Zamość area evicted by the Germans, people captured in round–ups in Polish towns and cities. 6% of the prisoners were children 14 years old and younger. Prisoners slaved at c. 16 sub–camps working for German companies, such as Deutsche Ausrüstungswerke (DAW). Altogether c. 150,000 people were held in the camp. C. 79,000 victims were murdered, among them c. 59,000 Jews. The camp was equipped with 5 gas chambers, where prisoners were mass murdered, using gas from bottles or from capsules of Zyklon B. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpageaccess: 2013.08.10)

Kołomyja: Detention centre run by Germans.

Lviv (Brygidki): Penal prison. In 1939‑41 Russians kept thousands of prisoners, mainly Poles. In 06.1941 after German invasion Russians murdered few thousands of them in a mass massacre. In 1941‑4 the prison was run by the Germans. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpageaccess: 2014.09.21)

Help to the Jews: During II World War on the Polish occupied territories Germans forbid to give any support to the Jews under penalty of death. Hundreds of Polish priests and religious helped the Jews despite this official sanction. Many of them were caught and murdered. (more on: www.naszdziennik.plClick to attempt to display webpageaccess: 2013.08.31)

General Governorate: A separate administrative territorial region set up by the Germans in 1939 after defeat of Poland, which included German‑occupied part of Polish territory that was not directly incorporate into German state. Created as the result of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact, in a political sense, was to recreate the German idea of 1915 (after the defeat of the Russians in the Battle of Gorlice in 05.1915 during World War I) of establishing a Polish enclave within Germany (also called the General Governorate at that time). It was run by the Germans till 1945 and final Russian offensive, and was a part of so–called Big Germany — Grossdeutschland. Till 31.07.1940 formally known as Germ. Generalgouvernement für die besetzten polnischen Gebiete (Eng. General Governorate for occupied Polish territories) — later as simply niem. Generalgouvernement (Eng. General Governorate). From 07.1941 expanded to include district Galicia. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpageaccess: 2013.12.04)

Ribbentrop-Molotov: Genocidal Russian–German alliance pact between Russian leader Joseph Stalin and German leader Adolf Hitler signed on 23.08.1939 in Moscow by respective foreign ministers, Mr. Vyacheslav Molotov for Russia and Joachim von Ribbentrop for Germany. The pact sanctioned and was the direct cause of joint Russian and German invasion of Poland and the outbreak of the II World War in 09.1939. In a political sense, the pact was an attempt to restore the status quo ante before 1914, with one exception, namely the „commercial” exchange of the so–called „Kingdom of Poland”, which in 1914 was part of the Russian Empire, fore Eastern Galicia (today's western Ukraine), in 1914 belonging to the Austro–Hungarian Empire. Galicia, including Lviv, was to be taken over by the Russians, the „Kingdom of Poland” — under the name of the General Governorate — Germany. The resultant „war was one of the greatest calamities and dramas of humanity in history, for two atheistic and anti–Christian ideologies — national and international socialism — rejected God and His fifth Decalogue commandment: Thou shall not kill!” (Abp Stanislaus Gądecki, 01.09.2019). The decisions taken — backed up by the betrayal of the formal allies of Poland, France and Germany, which on 12.09.1939, at a joint conference in Abbeville, decided not to provide aid to attacked Poland and not to take military action against Germany (a clear breach of treaty obligations with Poland) — were on 28.09.1939 slightly altered and made more precise when a treaty on „German–Russian boundaries and friendship” was agreed by the same murderous signatories. One of its findings was establishment of spheres of influence in Central and Eastern Europe and in consequence IV partition of Poland. In one of its secret annexes agreed, that: „the Signatories will not tolerate on its respective territories any Polish propaganda that affects the territory of the other Side. On their respective territories they will suppress all such propaganda and inform each other of the measures taken to accomplish it”. The agreements resulted in a series of meeting between two genocidal organization representing both sides — German Gestapo and Russian NKVD when coordination of efforts to exterminate Polish intelligentsia and Polish leading classes (in Germany called Intelligenzaktion, in Russia took the form of Katyń massacres) where discussed. Resulted in deaths of hundreds of thousands of Polish intelligentsia, including thousands of priests presented here, and tens of millions of ordinary people,. The results of this Russian–German pact lasted till 1989 and are still in evidence even today. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpageaccess: 2015.09.30)

Polish-Russian war of 1919—21: War for independence of Poland and its borders. Poland regained independence in 1918 but had to fight for its borders with former imperial powers, in particular Russia. Russia planned to incite Bolshevik–like revolutions in the Western Europe and thus invaded Poland. Russian invaders were defeated in 08.1920 in a battle called Warsaw battle („Vistula river miracle”, one of the 10 most important battles in history, according to some historians). Thanks to this victory Poland recaptured part of the lands lost during partitions of Poland in XVIII century, and Europe was saved from the genocidal Communism. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpageaccess: 2014.12.20)

Polish-Ukrainian war of 1918—9: One of the wars for borders of the newly reborn Poland. At the end of 1918 on the former Austro–Hungarian empire’s territory, based on the Ukrainian military units of the former Austro–Hungarian army, Ukrainians waged war against Poland. In particular attempted to create foundation of an independent state and attacked Lviv. Thanks to heroic stance of Lviv inhabitants, in particular young generation of Poles — called since then Lviv eaglets — the city was recaptured by Poles and for a number of months successfully defended against furious Ukrainian attacks. In 1919 Poland — its newly created army — pushed Ukrainian forces far to the east and south, regaining control over its territory. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpageaccess: 2017.05.20)

sources

personal:
cracovia-leopolis.plClick to attempt to display webpageaccess: 2013.01.06, przystanekhistoria.plClick to attempt to display webpageaccess: 2020.11.20, www.straty.plClick to attempt to display webpageaccess: 2015.04.18
bibliograhical:, „Register of Latin rite Lviv metropolis clergy’s losses in 1939‑45”, Józef Krętosz, Maria Pawłowiczowa, editors, Opole, 2005, „Biographical lexicon of Lviv Roman Catholic Metropoly clergy victims of the II World War 1939‑1945”, Mary Pawłowiczowa (ed.), Fr Joseph Krętosz (ed.), Holy Cross Publishing, Opole, 2007, „Schematismus Universi Saecularis et Regularis Cleri Archi Diaeceseos Metropol. Leopol. Rit. Lat.”, Lviv Metropolitan Curia, from 1860 till 1938,
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