Ryszard Wincenty Berwiński

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Ryszard Berwiński

Ryszard Wincenty Berwiński (28 February 1817 in Polwica, Poznań, Prussia – 19 November 1879 in Constantinople, then part of the Ottoman Empire) was a noted Polish poet, translator, folklorist, and nationalist.

From 1852 to 1854 he was a delegate in the Prussian parliament, before joining a Polish-Turkish military expedition in 1855. He was also a member of the Polish National Committee.

Works[edit]

  • O dwunastu rozbójnikach, 1838
  • Bogunka na Gople, 1840
  • Don Juan Poznański, 1842 (parody of Don Juan by George Byron)