Juliusz Slowacki

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Birthday
4, 1809
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Apr 3, 1849 (39)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
4, 1809
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Apr 3, 1849 (39)

About

Polish Romantic dramatist and poet known for Kordian, Beniowski, and other works. Over the course of his career, he wrote more than two hundred poetic works and twenty-five plays.

Before Fame

He was raised in Kremenets and Vilnius and held a temporary governmental position in the Kingdom of Poland.

Trivia

He took political refuge in France during a turbulent time in Poland's history.

Family Life

He never married, and he died in Paris of tuberculosis at the age of thirty-nine.

Associated With

His mother hosted a literary salon where a young Slowacki met Adam Mickiewicz. Mickiewicz was the first of Polish literature's "Three Bards," a group in which Slowacki himself would later be included.