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.
When he was 9 years old,he lived in Warsaw (Poland).
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.
In 1886 he was in Turkey, Greece , Italy, and next he travelled to Spain, in 1890 he went on a hunting expedition in Tanzania.
On he 25 th anniversary of his writing he got from his country an award, court in Oblęgo rek next to Kielce.
In 1905 he receired Nob el Prize in literature for the novel ” Qu o Vadis ” .
He died on 15 – th November in 1916 in Vevey (Switzerland) .
In 1924 he government brought his ashes to Poland and buried them once again in St. John”s cathedral in Warsaw.