Master in Political Economy, University Poznan, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy, University Torun, Poland, 1951.
Assistant University Poznan, 1951, professor, since 1961, vice director Institute History, 1968—1981, director institute, 1981—1989. Postdoctoral fellow Academy Social Sciences, Warsaw, 1951—1954. Professor assistant Polish Academy of Sciences, 1954—1956. Docent Polish Academy of Sciences, University Poznan, 1956—1961.
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Author: Birth of Capitalism in Europe, 1965, 2nd edition, 1976, Methodology of History, 1968 (State award, 1969). Co-author, editor History of Poland, 1976 (State award, 1978). Author: Theory of Historical Knowledge, 1983, The Manorial Economy in Early Modern East-Central Europe, 1994, Poland in Early Modern Period, 1994.
PAN 1971-1976, member since 1977, member Presidium since 1990, member Presidium PAN Poznan br. since 1990. Scientific Committee of History of Historiography Institute Review, Studia Metodologiczne, Studia Historiae Oeconomicae. Central Board, Institute Association of Economics History, State Tribunal 1982-1988.
Married Zofia Kulejewska, April 21, 1954 (divorced 1958). Married Maria Barbara Antczak, September 9, 1961 (divorced 1978). Married Maria Danuta Labedzka, July 29, 1978.