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University of Silesia in Katowice

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Dr. Edmund Jan OSMAŃCZYK

Birth date: 10 August 1913

Date of death: 4 October 1989

Award date: 2 October 1975

USil Senate resolution date: 27 June 1975

Application date: 20 June 1975

Applying unit: Council of the Faculty of Social Sciences

Doctor of political science, writer, journalist, columnist, foreign correspondent (serving the Potsdam Conference and the Nuremberg Trials) and diplomatic correspondent in the United Nations, the United States and Latin America. Politician, deputy of the Opole Silesia (1952–1961, 1969–1984), member of the Council of State of the Republic of Poland (1979–1980), Chair of the Polish Society of Authors and Composers (1983–1988), author of Encyclopedia of the United Nations and International Agreements. He received an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Wroclaw (1988).

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