Dubbed the Princess Diana of her time, Princess Daisy von Pless was known not only for her exceptional beauty and extravagant parties but also for her humanitarian work which is remembered to this day.
Poland is a country that never ceases to surprise me – and can there be anything more surprising than the mind-boggling castles and palaces that have been built from scratch in the last few decades?
VIDEO: Directed by Tomasz Popakuł for the Gdynia Emigration Museum and entitled ‘Dzennet’, the six and a half minute film tells the story of refugee Dzennet Dżabagi-Skibniewska, whose mother was a Polish Tatar and father the son of the last ruler of Ingushetia, a republic of Russia located in the North Caucus.
The thousands of 900-year-old riches which include coins and jewellery rumoured to have belonged to a Ruthenian princess and sister-in-law of 12-century Polish king Bolesław the Wrymouth were discovered in the small village of Słuszków, near Kalisz.
Notoriously unlucky in love, TFN explores the lonely life of Anna Jagiellon, the last of the great Jagiellonian dynasty.
Debrief host John Beauchamp speaks to the author of a new book in English about Princess Daisy von Pless, an English-born noblewoman who lived the high life in what is now southern Poland at the turn of the 20th century.
Ahead of her times in many ways, Princess Daisy von Pless’s legacy still resonates in south-west Poland.
Discovered at the end of the 20th century lying on a beach surrounded by jewellery, a 3D printing firm from Warsaw say they can now bring her woman ‘back to life’ by reconstructing her face.