Wacław Anczyc

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Wacław Zygmunt Anczyc (born February 4, 1866 in Warsaw, died. September 27, 1938 in Kraków) was a Polish printer and historian, son of Władysław Ludwik Anczyc.[1] He studied history at the Jagiellonian University Faculty of Literature and in Leipzig. After 1883, when his father died, he inherited a printing press in Kraków. In 1900 he moved his printing press to the monastery of the Resurrection. He expanded and modernized the industry, making a large contribution to the development of printing in Poland.[2] In 1908 he founded a compulsory school for students of printing in Kraków.

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  1. ^ Encyklopedia popularna PWN, wyd. 27, Warszawa 1997, s. 33.
  2. ^ Sienkiewicz, Henryk (1977). Listy. Państwowy Instytut Wydawniczy. p. 43. Retrieved 15 July 2012.