Nasielsk ' is a small town in Masovian Voivodeship
Masovian Voivodeship
-Administrative division:Masovian Voivodeship is divided into 42 counties : 5 city counties and 37 "land counties"...

, Poland
Poland , officially the Republic of Poland , is a country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania to the east; and the Baltic Sea and Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian exclave, to the north...

. It is located on a major Warsaw
Warsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland. It is located on the Vistula River, roughly from the Baltic Sea and from the Carpathian Mountains. Its population in 2010 was estimated at 1,716,855 residents with a greater metropolitan area of 2,631,902 residents, making Warsaw the 10th most...

Gdańsk is a Polish city on the Baltic coast, at the centre of the country's fourth-largest metropolitan area.The city lies on the southern edge of Gdańsk Bay , in a conurbation with the city of Gdynia, spa town of Sopot, and suburban communities, which together form a metropolitan area called the...

 rail line and serves as a junction, with an additional connection to Sierpc
Sierpc is a town in Poland, in the north-west part of the Masovian Voivodeship, about 125 km northwest of Warsaw. It is the capital of Sierpc County. Its population is 18,777 . It is located near the national road No 10, which connects Warsaw and Toruń...


The first official inventory of important buildings in Poland, A General View of the Nature of Ancient Monuments in the Kingdom of Poland, led by Kazimierz Stronczynski from 1844–55, describes the Nasielsk Synagogue
Nasielsk Synagogue
The Nasielsk Synagogue was a notable Wooden synagogue in Nasielsk, Poland. The synagogue was built in the late 17th century or early 18th century by Simcha Weiss, son of Shlomo of Luck...

 as one of Poland's architecturally notable buildings.

Notable people from Nasielsk

  • Rabbi Dovid Bornsztain
    Dovid Bornsztain
    Dovid Bornsztain , also spelled Borenstein, Bornstein and Bernstein, was the third Rebbe of the Sochatchov Hasidic dynasty. He succeeded his father, Rabbi Shmuel Bornsztain , as Rebbe upon the latter's death in 1926.-Early life:Bornsztain was born in the Hebrew month of Elul 5636 in Nasielsk, Poland...

    , third Sochatchover Rebbe
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  • Ola Jordan
    Ola Jordan
    Aleksandra "Ola" Jordan is a professional Latin dance specialist best known for her appearances on the British TV show Strictly Come Dancing. After winning a championship event in Poland she moved to England and began a new partnership with James Jordan...

     - Professional dancer on the British
    United Kingdom
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     TV show Strictly Come Dancing
    Strictly Come Dancing
    Strictly Come Dancing is a British television show, featuring celebrities with professional dance partners competing in Ballroom and Latin dances. The title of the show suggests a continuation of the long-running series Come Dancing, with an allusion to the film Strictly Ballroom...

  • Renata Mauer
    Renata Mauer
    Renata Mauer-Różańska is a Polish sports shooter. She is two times Olympic Champion, from the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta and the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, as well as having an Olympic bronze medal....

    - sports shooter
  • Tomasz Majewski
    Tomasz Majewski
    Tomasz Majewski is a Polish Olympic gold medalist shot putter. He is 204 cm tall and weighs 140 kg ....

     - 2008 Olympic
    2008 Summer Olympics
    The 2008 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, was a major international multi-sport event that took place in Beijing, China, from August 8 to August 24, 2008. A total of 11,028 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees competed in 28 sports and 302 events...

     gold medalist in shot put
    Shot put
    The shot put is a track and field event involving "putting" a heavy metal ball—the shot—as far as possible. It is common to use the term "shot put" to refer to both the shot itself and to the putting action....

Notable fictional characters from Nasielsk

T. O. Morrow
T. O. Morrow
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 (real name Tomek Ovadya Morah) DC comics
DC Comics
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