|Born||in Russów, Poland, Russian Empire [now Russów, Wielkopolskie, Poland]|
|Died||in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland|
|Birth Name||Maria Szumska|
Mini Bio (1)
Born in Russów. Studied sociology in Brussels and Warsaw. Published first fiction in 1925 after years of working as a publicist. Grew immensely popular and is now known as 'the mother of Polish literature'. First literary success was a collection of short stories published as "Ludzie stamtad" (1925). Her greatest literary achievement, however, is her four part novel "Noce i dnie" (Nights and Days, 1934), a family saga. Her work includes "Znaki zycia" (Signs of Life, 1938) and "Gwiazda zaranna" (The Morning Star), a collection of short stories published 1955.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Walter Provo
|Marian Dabrowski||(1911 - 1925) ( his death)|