Zbigniew Herbert

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Birthday
29, 1924
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Jul 28, 1998 (73)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
29, 1924
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Jul 28, 1998 (73)

About

Polish poet and author who rose to literary prominence during the post-World War II period. His literary works include Napis (Inscription) and Studium przedmiotu (Study of the Object).

Before Fame

He received a law degree from Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun.

Trivia

He was the 1973 recipient of the Herder Prize in literature.

Family Life

He married Katarzyna Dzieduszycka in 1968.

Associated With

He was distantly related to Anglo-Welsh poet George Herbert.