Master in Polish Philology, Poznan University, Poland, 1951. Master in Slavic Philology, Poznan University, Poland, 1952. Doctor in Slavic Philology, Poznan University, 1959.
Habilitation in Slavic Philology, Poznan University, 1962.
Assistant Polish linguistics, Catholic University, Lublin, 1949-1950; assistant lectr on Slavic Linguistics, Adam Mickiewicz U., Poznan, Poland, 1950-1954; lecturer Lexicographical Laboratory, Polish Academy Sciences, Poznan, 1954-1961; assistant professor and professor extraordinary, Miko|aj Kopernik U., Torun, 1955-1973; professor, High Pedagogical School, Skupsk, Poland, 1975-1982; professor, High Pedagogical School, Bydgoszcz, Poland, 1984-1995; full professor of Slavic Linguistics, Gdansk U., Poland, since 1964. Head laboratory of old church-Slavonic Language in Gdansk, Institute of Slavistic, Polish Academy Sciences, since 1975.
Member International Committee of Church-Slavonic Language Dictionary, Polish Academy of Sciences and Art (correspondent member), Polish Academy of Sciences (linguistics committee 1972, Slavonic committee since 1966), Polish Linguistic Society, and urban science societies in university cities.
Married Danuta Slatala. Children: Milosz Michal (deceased), Bogna Maria Kaluzynska, Wiktor January.