LITERATURE: Henryk Sienkiewicz 1905 - Slupsk, Poland
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Klucken
N 54° 28.046 E 017° 01.648
33U E 631397 N 6037422
Quo vadis?
Waymark Code: WMPDJA
Location: Pomorskie, Poland
Date Posted: 08/13/2015
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Henryk Sienkiewicz, recipient of the Légion d'Honneur, polish journalist and novelist, was born 5 May 1846 in Wola Okrzejska, a village in the eastern Polish. In September 1858 he began his education in Warsaw. In 1905 received Doctor Honoris Causa of the Jagiellonian University. In 1905 he won a Nobel Prize for his lifetime achievements. Sienkiewicz died on 15 November 1916, at the Grand Hotel du Lac in Vevey, Switzerland.
His best known works: "Trylogy", "Quo vadis", "Without dogma".

At the same place in y. 1901-1945 was located a monument of Otto von Bismarck.
Field of Accomplishment: Literature

Year of Award: 1905

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