Ignacy Krasicki

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Birthday
3, 1735
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Mar 14, 1801 (66)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
3, 1735
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Mar 14, 1801 (66)

About

Polish Enlightenment poet, author, translator, and cleric known for a 1779 work entitled Fables and Parables. He is also known for compiling a Polish encyclopedia and for writing the first Polish novel.

Before Fame

He graduated from Warsaw Catholic Seminary and subsequently entered the priesthood.

Trivia

His novel, The Adventures of Nicholas Experience, contains elements of social satire, adventure, and Utopian vision.

Family Life

He was born into a noble Polish-Lithuanian family in Dubiecko.

Associated With

He was a literary predecessor of fellow Polish poet Cyprian Norwid.