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Sienkiewicz, Henryk, 1846-1916

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Henryk Adam Aleksander Pius Sienkiewicz de Oszyk (Wola Okrzejska, 1846-Vevey, 1916). Polish journalist and writer. He worked as a journalist, travelling and working as a special correspondent in several countries. In 1882 he was appointed director of the newspaper Slowo. As a writer he was very popular in his time. In 1896 he published Quo vadis? his most famous work. In 1905 he received the Nobel Prize for Literature.


Henryk Sienkiewicz on the Nobel Prize website

Henryk Sienkiewicz's Works Project Gutenberg

Henryk Sienkiewicz Museum in Oblegorek