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Ryszard Kapuściński
Ryszard Kapuscinski by Kubik 17.05.1997 - cropped.jpg
Kapuściński in 1997
Born (1932-03-04)March 4, 1932
Pińsk, Poland
Died January 23, 2007(2007-01-23) (aged 74)
Nationality Polish
Occupation Author and journalist

Ryszard Kapuściński (b. March 4 1932 in Pińsk, d. January 23 2007 in Warsaw) was a popular Polish journalist. He was well regarded both at home, and abroad. During his life he became known for his way of reporting news. He was a foreign correspondent for the Polish press agency. He was shortlisted as a candidate for the Nobel Prize for Literature, but also received many other awards. He is one of the Polish authors whose works get translated most often.


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