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Andrej Žarnov

Andrej Žarnov

Writer, poet, physician
Andrej Žarnov
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Quick Facts

Intro Writer, poet, physician
Was Linguist Writer Poet
From Slovakia
Type Literature Social science
Gender male
Birth 19 November 1903, Kuklov, Senica District, Trnava Region, Slovakia
Death 16 March 1982, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York, U.S.A. (aged 78 years)
Star sign Scorpio
The details (from wikipedia)


Andrej Žarnov, born František Šubík, (November 19, 1903 in Kuklov (Kukló), Austria-Hungary (today:Slovakia) – March 16, 1982 in Poughkeepsie City, New York, United States) was a Slovak Catholic modernist (Catholic Moderna) writer and physician.

As a physician, he was a member of international board which was researching crimes committed by Soviet authorities in Katyn (1943). After 1945 he was persecuted and imprisoned. Since 1952 on emigration; he moved to Austria, Italy and USA.

Notable works

He was an author of socio-political, patriotic and reflective poems – Stráž pri Morave (1925), Štít (1940), Preosievač piesku (1978). He was a populariser and translator of Polish poetry works, author of anthology U pol'ských básnikov (1936).

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