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Erazm Otwinowski
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Erazm Otwinowski, Otfinowski, Otvinovius

Date of Birth: Between 1524 and 1529

Place of Birth: Liśnik (formerly Leśnik), near Urzędów

Date of Death: June 1614

Place of Death: Raków


According to H. Barcyz, Erazm Otwinowski was born in 1528 into an impoverished noble family. Their material status and the fact that he was one of 12 children (six brothers and five sisters) were perhaps the reasons for …

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Grodź, Stanisław, “Erazm Otwinowski”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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