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Ignacy Krasicki

Born in February 3, 1735 / Died in March 14, 1801 / Poland / Polish

Ignacy Krasicki poet from Poland was born on February 3, 1735, had 66 years and died on March 14, 1801. Poems were written in Modern age mainly in Polish language. Dominant movement is classicism.


Ignacy Krasicki (February 3, 1735 – March 14, 1801), from 1766 Prince-Bishop of Warmia (in German, Ermland) and from 1795 Archbishop of Gniezno (thus, Primate of Poland), was Poland's leading Enlightenment poet ("the Prince of Poets"), Poland's La Fontaine, author of the first Polish novel, playwright, journalist, encyclopedist, and translator from French and Greek.. Poland's leading Enlightenment poet; critic of the clergy author of the first Polish novel playwright journalist encyclopedist and translator