The community of Gdańsk University of Technology is made up of people. Many generations of employees, students and graduates have passed through its walls since its establishment. For over hundred years of its existence, the Gdańsk University of Technology has been managed by many experienced engineers who served as rectors and deans. People of GUT consist also a noble group of doctors honoris causa, Professors Emeritus and Honorary Professors Emeritus. These are the people of merit for the University, along with GUT Personality and persons honored with an entry in the GUT Golden Book. Their history provides the wisdom to meet the challenges of the future.