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Jacob Bronowski's family fled Poland when it was occupied by Russia in World War I, and arrived in England in 1920.  He spoke no English, but eventually won a scholarship to Cambridge University and became a mathematician, scientist, and historian of science. He began appearing on British television in the 1950s and is best remembered as the host and writer of the groundbreaking 13-part 1973 BBC documentary series, The Ascent of Man.
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