Jan Kochanowski

Poet, Author

1530 – 1584

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Who was Jan Kochanowski?

Jan Kochanowski was a Polish Renaissance poet who established poetic patterns that would become integral to the Polish literary language.

He is commonly regarded as the greatest Polish poet before Adam Mickiewicz, and the greatest Slavic poet prior to the 19th century.

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Born
1530
Sycyna Północna
Also known as
  • Jan z Czarnolasu
  • 揚·科哈諾夫斯基
  • Кохановский, Ян
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • Poland
Profession
Education
  • University of Königsberg
  • Jagiellonian University
    ( - 1547)
  • University of Padua
    (1552 - 1555)
Died
Aug 22, 1584
Lublin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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