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Janek Kostanski Janek Kostanski i(A138954 works by) (a.k.a. Jan Kostanski)
Born: Established: 24 Jun 1925
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Poland,
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Eastern Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 19 Nov 2010 Malvern, South Yarra - Glen Iris area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1958
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BiographyHistory

Jan Kostanski was a member of a Roman Catholic Polish family who assisted Jews held in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II. Kostanski migrated to Australia in 1958 and established himself as a successful small businessman.

In 1984, Kostanski was awarded the Yad Vashem's Righteous Among the Nations Medal, Israel's highest honour for gentiles who assisted Jewish people during the Holocaust.

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