Sergiusz Piasecki
  • Sergiusz Piasecki

  • Date of birth: April 01, 1901
  • Died: September 12, 1964
  • Born: in Liachavičy, Belarus.

  • Description: Sergiusz Piasecki was one of the most renowned Polish language writers of the 20th century. His most famous work, Kochanek Wielkiej Niedzwiedzicy (The lover of Ursa Major), published in 1937, was the third most popular book of the interbellum Poland. After World War II , Piasecki's books were banned by the communist government of Poland. In the first Kochanek Wielkiej Niedzwiedzicy was again one of the most sold book in the country, according to the Rzeczpospolita daily. Another Piasecki's book, anti-Soviet satire The memoirs of a Red Army officer (Zapiski oficera Armii Czerwonej), has been reprinted several times.