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Jan Twardowski

Born in June 1, 1915 / Died in January 18, 2006 / Poland / Polish

Jan Twardowski poet from Poland was born on June 1, 1915, had 90 years and died on January 18, 2006. Poems were written mainly in Polish language. Dominant movement is theology.


Jan Jakub Twardowski (June 1, 1915 – January 18, 2006) was a famous Polish poet, but, as he said of himself, he was a priest (of the Catholic Church) first of all. He was a chief Polish representative of contemporary religious lyrics. He wrote short, simple poems, humorous, sometimes with colloquialisms. He joins observation of nature with philosophical reflexion.. Polish poet and priest