Jan Długosz, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jan Długosz

Polish archbishop

Date of Birth: 01-Dec-1415

Place of Birth: Nowa Brzeźnica, Łódź Voivodeship, Poland

Date of Death: 19-May-1480

Profession: writer, diplomat, historian, Catholic priest, heraldist, geographer, soldier

Nationality: Poland

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Jan Długosz

  • Jan Dlugosz (Polish pronunciation: ['jan 'dwug??]; 1 December 1415 – 19 May 1480), also known in Latin as Johannes Longinus, was a Polish priest, chronicler, diplomat, soldier, and secretary to Bishop Zbigniew Olesnicki of Kraków.
  • He is considered Poland's first historian.

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