Robert F. Barkowski

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Robert F. Barkowski
Robert F. Barkowski Warszawa 11 05 2016.jpg
Born (1963-03-29) 29 March 1963 (age 55)
Zielona Góra, Poland
LanguagePolish, German
Alma materHochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin
GenreHistory, Popular history, Middle Ages, Military history, European History

Robert F. Barkowski (born 29 March 1963 in Zielona Góra) is a Polish writer, author of history books in Polish[1] and German.[2] He spent his childhood, school years, early university years and first employment in Gdańsk. Since the late 1980s he has been living in Berlin. His works are mainly focused on history of Europe in the Middle Ages.

Cooperation's with German publishing houses (Stroemfeld Verlag, Parthas Verlag,[3] form+zweck, viceversaverlag, Deutscher Kunstverlag, vorwärts buch) as an author, editor, translator and publisher, as well as Polish publishing house Bellona as an author.

For years he is engaged in promoting Polish literature, culture and knowledge about Poland in Germany. On 11 May 2016 he received the medal of honour "For Merits for Polish Culture" by the minister of culture and education.[citation needed]