Jerzy Andrzejewski, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jerzy Andrzejewski

Polish author

Date of Birth: 19-Aug-1909

Place of Birth: Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland

Date of Death: 19-Apr-1983

Profession: screenwriter, writer, politician, playwright, artist, journalist

Nationality: Poland

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Jerzy Andrzejewski

  • Jerzy Andrzejewski (Polish pronunciation: ['j??? and??'j?fsk?i]; 19 August 1909 – 19 April 1983) was a prolific Polish author.
  • His novels, Ashes and Diamonds (about the immediate post-war situation in Poland), and Holy Week (treating the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising), have been made into film adaptations by the Oscar-winning Polish director Andrzej Wajda.
  • Holy Week and Ashes and Diamonds have both been translated into English.
  • His novel The Gates of Paradise was translated into English by James Kirkup and published by Panther Books with the anglicised spelling "George Andrzeyevski".

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