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Czeslaw Milosz

Czeslaw MiloszBorn: 30-Jun-1911
Birthplace: Seteiniai, Lithuania
Died: 14-Aug-2004
Location of death: Krakow, Poland
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Skalka Sanctuary, Krakow, Poland

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet, Author

Nationality: Poland
Executive summary: Polish novelist and poet, The Captive Mind

Father: Alexander Milosz (civil engineer)
Mother: Weronika Kunat
Wife: Janina Dluska (m. 1944, d. 1986)
Wife: Carol Thigpen (d. 15-Aug-2002)
Son: (two sons)

    Law School: King Stefan Batory University (1934)
    Professor: Slavic Studies, University of California at Berkeley (1961-2004)

    Guggenheim Fellowship 1976 poetry
    Nobel Prize for Literature 1980
    National Medal of Arts 1989
    International PEN
    Naturalized US Citizen 1961

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Author of books:
The Captive Mind (1953, essays)
The Seizure of Power (1955, novel)
A History of Polish Literature (1969, nonfiction)
Bells in Winter (1978, poetry)
The Issa Valley (1981, novel)
Facing the River (1995, poetry)
Roadside Dog (1998, poetry)

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