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Franciszek Dionizy Kniaźnin

Polish writer

Died when: 56 years 325 days (682 months)
Star Sign: Libra


Franciszek Dionizy Kniaźnin

Franciszek Dionizy Kniaznin (4 October 1750, Vitebsk – 25 August 1807, Konskowola) was considered to be one of the most distinguished Polish poets of the Polish sentimentalism in the Enlightenment period.

He was a member of the Jesuit order since 1764, and after its suppression—a secretary of prince Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski and teacher of his children.

He was one of the first collectors of Belarusian folklore.His poem in Belarusian "Krosenki" ("????????") was sung by Belarusian farmers as a folk song.

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