Fiedler, Arkady

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Name
Fiedler, Arkady Gender: M
born on 28 November 1894 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )
Place Poznan, Poland, 52n25, 16e55
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: PTA
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 05°47' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 13°05 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 25°41'



Arkady Fiedler

Biography

Polish writer, journalist and adventurer.

He studied philosophy and natural science at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków and later in Poznań and the University of Leipzig. As an officer of the reserve of the Polish Army, he took part in the Greater Poland Uprising in 1918, was one of the organizers of the Polish Military Organisation from 1918 to 1920.

He travelled to Mexico, Indochina, Brazil, Madagascar, West Africa, Canada and United States, amongst other countries. He wrote 32 books that have been translated into 23 languages and sold over 10 million copies in total. His most famous and popular book, written in 1942, was "Squadron 303 (book)" about the legendary Kościuszko Squadron fighting during the Battle of Britain; it sold over 1.5 million copies. In 1957 he published Orinoco (novel).

He died 7 March 1985.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

PTA quotes B.C. provided by Wojciech Suchomski [1]

Categories

  • Vocation : Travel : Adventurer
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction