Leopold Staff, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Leopold Staff

Polish poet

Date of Birth: 14-Nov-1878

Place of Birth: Lviv, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 31-May-1957

Profession: writer, poet, translator

Nationality: Poland

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Leopold Staff

  • Leopold Henryk Staff (November 14, 1878 – May 31, 1957) was a Polish poet; one of the greatest artists of European modernism twice granted the Degree of Doctor honoris causa by universities in Warsaw and in Kraków.
  • He was also nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature by Polish PEN Club.
  • Representative of classicism and symbolism in the poetry of Young Poland, he was an author of many philosophical poems influenced by the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche, the ideas of Franciscan order as well as paradoxes of Christianity.

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