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'''Sygurd Wisniowski''' (4/6/1841-4/23/1892) was a Polish 'around the world' adventurer, traveler, globetrotter, author & reporter of second half of the 19th century. One of the most famous Polish novelists Henryk Sienkiewicz praised his work. He met him in 1878 at the Paris Exposition. Sygurd travelled to North America (published book in 1876: Ameryka, 100 years old; a globetrotter's view, highly recommended), Oceania, Australia, New Zeland. In Australia & New Zeland he spent 10 years observing first Polish immigrants there but wherever he traveled he observed the Polish people in new lands. Most of his works are on adventures he had around the world. He was also gold prospector, member of Custer expeditions to Black Hills, USA. In 1881, when he father died, he returned to Poland, Galicija & opened his own business. He stayed there for good. He married an American woman with a child in 1879, but what happened to them after his death nobody knows. He caught pneumonia & only   
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'''Sygurd Wisniowski''' (4/6/1841-4/23/1892) was a Polish 'around the world' adventurer, traveler, globetrotter, author & reporter of second half of the 19th century. One of the most famous Polish novelists ever, Henryk Sienkiewicz praised his work. He met him in 1878, at the Paris Exposition. Sygurd travelled to North America (published book in 1876: Ameryka, 100 years old; a globetrotter's view, highly recommended), Oceania, Australia, New Zeland. In Australia & New Zeland he spent 10 years observing first Polish immigrants there but wherever he traveled he observed the Polish people in new lands. Most of his works are on adventures he had around the world. He was also gold prospector, member of Custer expeditions to Black Hills, USA. In 1881, when he father died, he returned to Poland, Galicija & opened his own business. He stayed there for good. He married an American woman with a child in 1879, but what happened to them after his death nobody knows. He caught pneumonia & only   
 
2 days later, he died. His funeral took place on 5/1/1892, in Lwow (Lviv), Poland.
 
2 days later, he died. His funeral took place on 5/1/1892, in Lwow (Lviv), Poland.
  

Revision as of 01:07, 3 May 2015

Sygurd Wisniowski (4/6/1841-4/23/1892) was a Polish 'around the world' adventurer, traveler, globetrotter, author & reporter of second half of the 19th century. One of the most famous Polish novelists ever, Henryk Sienkiewicz praised his work. He met him in 1878, at the Paris Exposition. Sygurd travelled to North America (published book in 1876: Ameryka, 100 years old; a globetrotter's view, highly recommended), Oceania, Australia, New Zeland. In Australia & New Zeland he spent 10 years observing first Polish immigrants there but wherever he traveled he observed the Polish people in new lands. Most of his works are on adventures he had around the world. He was also gold prospector, member of Custer expeditions to Black Hills, USA. In 1881, when he father died, he returned to Poland, Galicija & opened his own business. He stayed there for good. He married an American woman with a child in 1879, but what happened to them after his death nobody knows. He caught pneumonia & only 2 days later, he died. His funeral took place on 5/1/1892, in Lwow (Lviv), Poland.


External Links:

http://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n85291054/ Sygurd's Books

http://www.poland.us/strona,13,7832,0,sygurd-wisniowski-dziennikarz-i-podroznik.html

http://portalwiedzy.onet.pl/73468,,,,wisniowski_sygurd,haslo.html

SYGURD'S PIX:

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http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sygurd_Wi%C5%9Bniowski#/media/File:Wi%C5%9Bniowski_Sygurd_portret.jpg