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University of Silesia in Katowice

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Birth date: 4 March 1932

Date of death: 23 January 2007

Award date: 17 October 1997

USil Senate resolution date: 24 June 1997

Application date: 26 November 1996

Applying unit: Council of the Faculty of Social Sciences

Writer, journalist, reporter and publicist. Author of many books translated into numerous languages (incl. The Emperor: Downfall of an Autocrat, Christ With a Rifle on His Shoulder, Black Stars, Imperium, Lapidarium I-III, Szachinszach, The Soccer War), master of reportage, associated with many university circles in Bonn, Canberra, Cape Town, Caracas, Columbia, Philadelphia, Harvard, Irkutsk, London, San Sebastian, Vancouver. Scholar of Oxford (St. Anthony’s College) and DAAD.

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