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Ryszard Kapuscinski

Journalist ( committee media)journalist

Ryszard KAPUSCINSKI, Polish journalist. Gold Cross of Merit; Order of Polonia Restituta 1974; Prus Prize 1975; ulian Brun Prize, Int; prize of Int; State Prize (Second Class) 1976. Polish JournalistAsscn. -1982; St. Antony’s College, Oxford 1985.

Background

Kapuscinski, Ryszard was born on March 4, 1932 in Pinsk, Poland. Son of Jozef and Maria (Bobka) Kapuscinski.

Education

Master of Arts Faculty History, Warsaw University. Doctor honoris causa, University Silesia, Katowice, 1997.

Career

Began career with SztandarMlodych, 1951. With Polityka, 1957-1961. Correspondent Polish Press Agency, Africa, Latin American, 1962-1972.

With Kultura, 1974-1981. Visiting professor Temple University, Philadelphia. Vice Chairman of Commission research and prognosis, Polish Academy Sciences.

Works

  • Busz po polsku

  • Czarne gwiazdy

  • Kirgiz schodzi z konia

  • Gdyby cala Afryka

  • All works

Membership

Member National Council Culture, European Academy of Sciences and Art, Polish Academy of Sciences and Art.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography.

Connections

Married Alicja Mielczarek.

father:
Jozef Kapuscinski

mother:
Maria (Bobka) Kapuscinski

spouse:
Alicja Mielczarek