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Kraków in Kraków Powiat, Małopolska, Poland
 

Władysław Orkan

 
 
Władysław Orkan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 22, 2018
1. Władysław Orkan Marker
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Poeta Podhala

Władysław Orkan

*1876   †1930

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(English translation:) In this house lived, created, and died the poet of the Podhale region (the Polish highlands), Władysław Orkan. Born 1876, died 1930.
 
Location. 50° 3.657′ N, 19° 56.192′ E. Marker is in Kraków, Małopolska, in Kraków Powiat. Marker is at the intersection of Bracka and Rynek Główny, on the right when traveling south on Bracka. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Rynek Główny 21, Kraków, Małopolska 31-008, Poland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Europe's First Bookshop (within shouting distance of this marker); Michał Stachowicz (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Stanisław Wyspiański (about 180 meters away); Ignacy Krieger (about 210 meters away); Józef Chłopicki

Władysław Orkan Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 22, 2018
2. Władysław Orkan Marker - Wide View
The marker is mounted to the wall of the building, just to the left of the couple standing underneath the Bank Polski sign.
(about 210 meters away); Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (about 210 meters away); Helena Modjeska (about 210 meters away); Andrzej Badurski (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kraków.
 
Also see . . .  Władysław Orkan (Wikipedia). "Władysław Orkan (27 November 1875 – 14 May 1930) (actually born as Franciszek Ksawery Smaciarz, changed surname to Smreczyński, but primarily known under his pen name, Orkan) was a Polish writer and poet from the Young Poland period. He is known as one of the greatest Polish writers from Podhale region and Górale folk; the most famous of his works portray the common people from that region." (Submitted on June 18, 2018.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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