August Cieszkowski – b. 1814, in Sucha (Podlasie), d. 1894, in Poznań. He was a representative of the messianic movement during Polish romanticism, and a co-founder and the first president of the Poznań Society of Friends of Sciences. His theoretical and practical activity concerned the realm of education. His reflections focused on historiosophy and praxeology. His main works were: Prolegomena do historiozofii (Prolegomena to Historiosophy, 1838), Bóg i palingeneza (God and Palingenesis, 1842), Ojcze Nasz (Our Father, 1848).