Tadeusz Stefan Zieliński

Historian, Deceased Person

1859 – 1944

40 Views

Who was Tadeusz Stefan Zieliński?

Tadeusz Stefan Zieliński was a prominent Polish classical philologist, historian, translator of Sophocles, Euripides and other classical authors into Russian. Author of works on history of ancient Greek culture and religion, classical education, and popularizaton of classical studies. Professor at the University of St. Petersburg, then at Warsaw University in the interwar Poland. Recipient of Honorary doctorates from the Jagiellonian University, Kraków, and twelve western European universities. Between 1933–1939 Zieliński was a member of the prestigious Polish Academy of Literature. His daughter became wife of Prof. Vladimir Beneshevich executed by the Soviet regime in 1938. Adrian Piotrovsky was his natural son.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
Sep 14, 1859
Also known as
  • Tadeusz Zielinski
Nationality
  • Poland
Profession
Died
May 8, 1944
Schondorf

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Tadeusz Stefan Zieliński." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 6 Dec. 2021. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/faddei_zielinski>.

Discuss this Tadeusz Stefan Zieliński biography with the community:

0 Comments


    Browse Biographies.net