1926 AD - Born on March 6th in Suwalki, Poland.
1950-1954 AD - He entered National Film School, Lodz, Poland. He studied film directing at High Film School in Lodz under directors Jerzy Toeplitz and Aleksander Ford.
1955 AD - He made his debut as director of a full-length "Pokolenie", about a generation of youth coming out of age during the Nazi occupation of Poland.
1957-1958 AD - His award-winning "Kanal" and "Popió³ i diament" concluded the trilogy about life in Poland during WWII.
1972 AD - Married his second wife, Krystyna Zachwatowicz.
1975 AD - His Oscar-nominated "Ziemia obiecana" was a work of multi-layered allegory and Symbolism.
1978-1983 AD - Wajda was President of Polish Film Assoiation.
- He was member of "Solidarity" Lech Walesa Council.
1989-1991 AD - Wajda was elected Senator of the republic of Poland.
1992-1994 AD - He was Member of Presidential Council for Culture.
- He founded the Center of Japanese Art and Technology in Cracow.
1995 AD - Was awarded the Order of Rising Sun in Japan.
2000 AD - He won an honorary Oscarfor his contribution to cinema.
2006 AD - He received an honorary Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival.
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