Jan Stanisław Bystroń

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Jan Stanisław Bystroń (20 December 1892 in Kraków - 18 November 1964 in Warsaw) was a Polish sociologist and ethnographer. Professor of University of Poznań, University of Warsaw and Jagiellonian University in Kraków, member of Polish Academy of Science.

Biography[edit]

Born in 1892 as son of Jan Bystroń, a notable linguist. During Nazi occupation of Poland, imprisoned in Pawiak for several months; one of the teachers in the underground Education in Poland during World War II. Professor of University of Poznań, University of Warsaw and Jagiellonian University in Kraków, member of Polish Academy of Science. Died in 1964.

Works[edit]

His major works were in the area of Polish culture and Polish folklore.