The battle of Vienna or siege of Vienna in 1683 changed the course of European history forever. Fought against the Ottoman empire and led by Polish King Jan III Sobieski, this achievement forbid the Ottomans from taking over the continent.
Pope John Paul II - The Biography of the Vatican City State Sovereign. Pope John Paul II was the first non-Italian pope since the 16th Century, and the second longest serving in modern history, whose memory is cherished to this day.
The Polish town of Częstochowa takes care of one of the most precious relics of both the country, and the christian religion – an icon of the Virgin Mary, known as the Black Madonna or Our Lady of Czestochowa, housed in the Jasna Góra Monastery.