Maria Konopnicka

Novelist, Author

1842 – 1910

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Who was Maria Konopnicka?

Maria Konopnicka née Wasiłowska was a Polish poet, novelist, writer for children and youth, a translator, journalist and critic, as well as an activist for women's rights and Polish independence. She used the pseudonym Jan Sawa and others. She was one of the most important Polish poets of the positivism in Poland period.

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Born
May 23, 1842
Suwałki
Also known as
  • Maria Konopnicka née Wasiłowska
  • Jan Sawa
  • Marko
  • Jan Waręż
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Nationality
  • Poland
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Died
Oct 8, 1910
Lviv
Resting place
Lychakiv Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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