Slonimski/Tuwim

Visa Recipients

  • SLONIMSKA, Janina née SEIDEMANN A
    Age 40 | Visa #1425
  • SLONIMSKI, Antoni P A
    Age 44 | Visa #1424
  • TUWIM, Julian P A
    Age 46 | Visa #1427
  • TUWIM, Stefania P A
    Age 46 | Visa #1426

About the Family

The SLONIMSKI and TUWIM couples received visas from Aristides de Sousa Mendes in Bordeaux on June 14, 1940.

Antoni SLONIMSKI and Julian TUWIM were prominent Polish poets.

Julian TUWIM and his wife Stefania crossed into Portugal and subsequently sailed to Brazil on the vessel Angola in August 1940. In 1942 they traveled from Brazil to the United States and returned to Poland in 1946.

The SLONIMSKI couple emigrated to England, returning to Poland in 1951.

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Julian TUWIM in Brazil

1408-45

Page of Sousa Mendes Visa Registry Book listing this family and others - Courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs archives, Lisbon