CHILDHOOD <ul><li>Henryk Sienkiewicz was born on 5 -th M ay 1864 in Wol a Okrzejsk a , L ithuania. Son Józef and Stefani a from the Cieszowskich. He came from poor family. </li></ul><ul><li>When he was 9 years old,he lived in Warsaw (Poland). </li></ul>
SCIENCE In years 1866-1869 he started to study law at the University in Warsaw, in 1871 he studied also at High School . Gmach Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
YOUTH In 1872-1887 he was a reporter and writer, what is more he was a co-owner in of the newspaper „ Niwa ”and editor of the journal „ Word” . In years 1876-1878 he like a correspondent Newspaper Poland , he has been in America.
TRAVELLING <ul><li>In 1886 he was in Turkey, Greece , Italy, and next he travelled to Spain, in 1890 he went on a hunting expedition in Tanzania. </li></ul>
OBLĘGOREK <ul><li> On he 25 th anniversary of his writing he got from his country an award, court in Oblęgo rek next to Kielce. </li></ul>
NOBEL PRIZE <ul><li>In 1905 he receired Nob el Prize in literature for the novel ” Qu o Vadis ” . </li></ul>
DEATH <ul><li>He died on 15 – th November in 1916 in Vevey (Switzerland) . </li></ul><ul><li>In 1924 he government brought his ashes to Poland and buried them once again in St. John”s cathedral in Warsaw. </li></ul>