Atheism in Poland facts for kids
Atheism in Poland originated in 1588 when Krakow created a booklet stating that the doctor Simon of Lucca stating in the royal court that God is a figment of the mind. A very important figure in the role of Atheism in Poland was Kazimierz Łyczszyński, who was sentenced to death in 1688 for writing a book called "The Non-Existence of God." In the 1900s, Vaclav Nałkowski and Marie Curie confirmed themselves as atheist, when the 2nd Polish Republic was still standing. President Gabriel Narutowicz was accused of being an atheist as well.
Main Atheist Organizations In Poland
Polskie Stowarzyszenie Racjonalistów (Polish Association of Rationalists)- Founded on July 6, 2005
Polish Association of Freethinkers - Founded on December 8, 1907
Secular Culture Society
Polish Association of Free Thought - Founded around 1926
Views on Atheism
Views on Atheism were very wide spread as evidenced by the fact that the Second Republic had a traditional association of atheists called the Freemasonry of the Great East.
As of 2021 the percentage of Atheists in Poland is 2 percent, which numbers at around 756,932 people today.
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