My favorite Polish writer: Henryk Sienkiewicz. I wish I still had the copy of 'Krzyzacy' which my Dad bought me at a book fair...

Henryk Sienkiewicz, my favorite polish writer Noble prize winner 1905

Adam Mickiewicz - national poet, essayist, translator, publicist

Adam Mickiewicz według dagerotypu paryskiego z 1842 roku - History of philosophy in Poland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński, nom de guerre: Jan Bugaj; January 22, 1921 – August 4, 1944) was a Polish poet and Home Army soldier, one of the most renowned authors of the Generation of Columbuses, the young generation of Polish poets of whom many perished in the Warsaw Uprising.

Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński Polish poet and Home Army soldier, one of the most renowned authors of the Generation of Columbuses, the young generation of Polish poets whose adolescence has been marked by.

Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, commonly known as "Witkacy", was a Polish poet, playwright, novelist, painter, photographer and philosopher. After hearing the news of the Soviet invasion of Poland on 17 September 1939, Witkacy committed suicide on 18 September by taking a drug overdose and trying to slit his wrists. He convinced his young lover Czesława to attempt suicide with him by consuming Luminal, but she survived. Source: Wikipedia.

Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, commonly known as "Witkacy", was a Polish poet…

Czesław Miłosz

Czesław Miłosz - Polish poet, prose writer, translator and diplomat. His World War II-era sequence The World is a collection of twenty "naïve" poems.

Jan Kochanowski - one of the prominent Renaissance poet.

Jan Kochanowski - one of the prominent Renaissance poet.

Ryszard Kapuściński was a Polish reporter, journalist, traveller, photographer, poet and writer whose dispatches in book form brought him a global reputation.

Kapucinski

Ryszard Kapuściński was a Polish reporter, journalist, traveller, photographer, poet and writer whose dispatches in book form brought him a global reputation.

Zofia Kossak-Szczucka (1889-1968) A respected novelist prior to World War II, Zofia Kossak-Szczucka used her writing skills to describe the plight of Polish Jews under the Nazis. Despite having some anti-Semitic sentiments herself, she was horrified by the killing of Jewish Poles and helped establish a secret movement named Zegota that devoted itself to rescuing Jewish people from the death camps. She was arrested by the Germans but was released and later took part in the Warsaw Uprising.

A list of 5 heroines of the Holocaust who helped thousands of Jews escape certain death in Nazi concentration camps.

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