Ryszard Kapuscinski

Ryszard Kapuscinski

Birth
Pinsk, Bresckaja, Belarus
Death 23 Jan 2007 (aged 74)
Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Burial Warsaw, Miasto Warszawa, Mazowieckie, Poland
Memorial ID 19138039 · View Source
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Author, Journalist. Born in Piñsk, Kapuscinski was considered Poland's leading journalist of his time. His experiences covering international conflicts were reflected in such books as "The Emperor", about the decline of Haile Selassie's regime in Ethiopia, "Shah of Shahs", "Imperium", and "Travels with Herodotus". Kapuscinski was frequently mentioned as a favorite to win the Nobel Prize in literature, but it was never awarded to him.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 29 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19138039
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ryszard Kapuscinski (4 Mar 1932–23 Jan 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19138039, citing Powazki Cemetery, Warsaw, Miasto Warszawa, Mazowieckie, Poland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .