Adam Bernard Mickiewicz ( Polish pronunciation: [ˈadam mit͡sˈkʲɛvit͡ʂ] ( listen); 24 December 1798 – 26 November 1855) was a Polish poet, dramatist, essayist, publicist, translator and political activist. He is regarded as national poet in Poland, Lithuania and Belarus. A principal figure in Polish Romanticism, he is one of Poland's ...
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Adam Mickiewicz, in full Adam Bernard Mickiewicz, (born December 24, 1798, Zaosye, near Nowogródek, Belorussia, Russian Empire [now in Belarus]—died November 26, 1855, Constantinople [now Istanbul], Turkey), one of the greatest poets of Poland and a lifelong apostle of Polish national freedom. Born into an impoverished noble family, Mickiewicz studied at the University of Wilno (now Vilnius ...
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Adam Mickiewicz, (born Dec. 24, 1798, Zaosye, near Nowogródek, Belorussia, Russian Empire—died Nov. 26, 1855, Constantinople, Tur.), Polish poet.A lifelong apostle of Polish national freedom and one of Poland’s greatest poets, Mickiewicz was deported to Russia for his revolutionary activities in 1823.
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Adam Mickiewicz was born on 24 December 1798, either at his paternal uncle's estate in Zaosie (now Zavosse) near Navahrudak (in Polish, Nowogródek) or in Navahrudak itself in what was then part of the Russian Empire and is now Belarus.
In many literary critics' opinion, Mickiewicz is among the most important writers such as Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, George Byron and Homer.Koropeckyj, Roman Robert (2008). Adam Mickiewicz: The Life of a Romantic. Cornell UP. ISBN 978-0-8014-4471-5. Retrieved 13 September 2013.Maurer, Jadwiga (1996). "Z matki obcej--": szkice o powiazaniach Mickiewicza ze swiatem Zydow (Of a Foreign Mother . Sketches about Adam Mickiewicz's Ties to the Jewish World. Fabuss. ISBN 978-83-9...Works by Adam Mickiewicz at Project GutenbergWorks by or about Adam Mickiewicz at Internet ArchiveWorks by Adam Mickiewicz at LibriVox(public domain audiobooks)
The greatest of Poland's Romantic poets - a poet even in exile, an ardent columnist, political activist and visionary - best known for his epic Pan Tadeusz. Born 24/12/1798 in Nowogródek, died in 26/11/1855 in Istanbul. Mickiewicz was born in Nowogródek in Lithuania and always thought of the region as his homeland.
Adam Mickiewicz wcześnie zajął się działalnością przekładową. Już w 1817 „spolszczył” [g] dwie powiastki Woltera, Éducation d’un prince i Gertrude, ou Éducation d’une fille , którym nadał tytuły Mieszko, książę Nowogródka i Pani Aniela , a także poemat tegoż samego autora Dziewica z Orleanu .
Adam Mickiewicz was born on December 24, 1798, at the estate of his uncle in Zaosie near Navahrudak of the Russian Empire. His father, Mikolaj Mickiewicz, belonged to the szlachta which was a Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth nobility, but they were an impoverished noble family.