Henryk Sienkiewicz

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Henryk Sienkiewicz
Born Henryk Adam Aleksander Pius Sienkiewicz
5 May 1846(1846-05-05)
Wola Okrzejska, Congress Poland
Died 15 November 1916(1916-11-15) (aged 70)
Vevey, Switzerland
Occupation Novelist
Language Polish
Nationality Polish
Period 19th–20th century
Notable work(s) Janko Muzykant
Ogniem i mieczem
Potop
Pan Wołodyjowski
Quo vadis
Krzyżacy
W pustyni i w puszczy
Notable award(s) Nobel Prize in Literature
1905

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Henryk Sienkiewicz (May 5, 1846–November 15, 1916) - Polish journalist and Nobel Prize-winning novelist.

Works[change | change source]

  • Quo Vadis (made into an Oscar-winning film starring Peter Ustinov)
  • In Desert and Wilderness (Polish: W pustyni i w puszczy)
  • The Teutonic Knights (Polish: Krzyżacy)
  • The trilogy: The Fire and the Sword (Polish: Ogniem i mieczem), The Deluge (Polish: Potop) and Colonel Wołodyjowski (Polish: Pan Wołodyjowski).