Marek Żukow-Karczewski

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Marek Żukow-Karczewski
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Marek Żukow-Karczewski in 2015
Born (1961-05-06)May 6, 1961
Residence Kraków, Warszawa
Nationality Polish
Occupation Historian and journalist
Years active 1981 - present

Marek Żukow-Karczewski (born May 6, 1961) is a Polish historian, journalist, and author who specializes in the history of Poland, especially Kraków, and in the history of architecture and environmental issues.[1][2][3] He is a descendant of the Polish noble family Karczewski[4] and of the Russian noble family Żukow (Russian: Жуков, English: Zhukov).[5]


Since 1980 Marek Żukow-Karczewski studied history at the Jagiellonian University and worked to preserve monuments in Kraków. He is the co-organizer of the Obywatelski Komitet Ratowania Krakowa (English: Citizens Committee for Saving Kraków) and served as scientific secretary from 1981 - 1994. Among other things, he dealt with the restoration of historical monuments in the Rakowicki Cemetery. He is the author of hundreds publications and articles about the palaces, defensive castles, the former technology, the history of medicine and of old culture and tradition.[6][7][8] His work has been published in magazines and newspapers including in alphabetic order "Aura" - Ochrona Środowiska ("Aura - A Monthly for the Protection and Shaping of Human Environment"), "Czas Krakowski" ("Time of Kraków"), "Echo Krakowa" ("Echo of Kraków"), "Gazeta Krakowska", "Kalendarz Serca Jezusowego" ("Calendar of the Heart of Jesus"), "Kraków" - Magazyn Kulturalny ("Kraków - Cultural Magazine"), "Posłaniec Serca Jezusowego" ("Messenger of the Heart of Jesus"), "Przekrój", "Życie Literackie" ("Literary Life") and on web portals (among other:, Wolne Media). Also collaborated with Polish Television and Polish Radio in Kraków. Since 1990 he is a member of the Polski Klub Ekologiczny (English: Polish Ecological Club). In 1991 he became a member of the Stowarzyszenie Dziennikarzy Polskich (English: Association of Polish Journalists). He is also a member of the International Federation of Journalists.

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Marek Żukow-Karczewski in his garden (July 2016)


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