Zygmunt Łempicki

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Zygmunt Łempicki (born May 11, 1886 in Sanok - June 21, 1943 in Auschwitz) was a Polish literature theoretician, Germanist, philosopher, and culture historian.

Łempicki was professor at the Warsaw University from 1919 until 1939, member of the Polish Academy of Skills and editor-in-chief of the "Świat i Życie" encyclopedia.

He was arrested and killed in the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz.


  • Geschichte der deutschen Literaturwissenschaft... (1920)
  • Renesans - oświecenie - romantyzm (1923)
  • Wybór pism (t. 1-2 1966)