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Henryk Sienkiewicz
Birth: May 5, 1846
Death: Nov. 15, 1916

Polish writer. Nobel prize recipient in 1905 for his novel "Quo vadis." Born in Wola Okrzañska, Poland, he used the pseudonym Litwos. Was educated in Warsaw. Journalist and a columnist in 1872 for one of the largest newspapers in Poland; then editor of 'Slowo'. Went to South America in 1876 as a correspondent for 'Gazeta Polska". At the outbreak of WWI he moved to Switzerland where he organized war relief for Polis people. Prolific writer of novels and short stories. Died in Versey, Switzerland. (bio by: Fred Beisser) 
 
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Saint John's Archcathedral
Warsaw
Mazowieckie, Poland
 
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Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Aug 22, 2004
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