Tadeusz Boy-Żeleński

Physician

1874 – 1941

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Who was Tadeusz Boy-Żeleński?

Tadeusz Kamil Marcjan Żeleński was a Polish stage writer, poet, critic above all, and translator of over 100 French literary classics into Polish. He was a pediatrician and gynecologist by profession.

A notable personality in the Young Poland movement, Boy was the enfant terrible of the Polish literary scene in the first half of the 20th century. He was murdered in July 1941 during the Nazi occupation of Poland in what became known as the massacre of Lviv professors.

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Born
Dec 21, 1874
Warsaw
Also known as
  • Tadeusz Boy-Zelenski
  • Tadeusz Kamil Marcjan Żeleński
  • Dr. Tadeusz Boy-Żeleński
Religion
  • Atheism
Nationality
  • Poland
Profession
Education
  • Jagiellonian University
Died
Jul 4, 1941
Lviv

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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