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Michał Grabowski

| 19 listopada 2010 | 0 Komentarzy

150 years ago, 19th of November 1863 at the age of 59 – Michał Grabowski h. Rawicz, alias Edward Tarsza had died in Warsaw, a novelist, literally critic and a publicist; a co-founder (w/ J. B. Zaleski i S. Goszczyński) of the “Ukrainian school” of polish romantics’; influenced by the friendship with Henryk hr.Rzewuski he became a traditional conservative as well as a pro-Russian loyalist; a co-founder – during the Cudnów convention in 1841 – of the so called Lithuanian-Volhynian coterie (H. Rzewuski, archbishop I. Hołowiński, J. I. Kraszewski), from 1843 known as the Coterie or Petersburg Pentarchie, by Grabowski himself referred to as “literally catholic school”; an associate of the “Petersburg Weekly”,” Warsaw Daily” and J.I.Kraszewski’s “Athenaeum”; in 1863 appointed as a president to the Enlightenment and Religious Affairs Commission in margrave Wielopolski civil government for the Kingdom of Poland.  

prof. Jacek Bartyzel

translated by Arek Jakubczyk

Kategoria: Reactionary Diary

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