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Marcin Bielski
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Marcin Wolski

Date of Birth: 1495

Place of Birth: Biała near Pajęczno (present-day central Poland)

Date of Death: 18 December 1575

Place of Death: Biała


Marcin was born into a noble family that used the name Wolski, but took the name Bielski after the village where he eventually settled. Some of his early works and the second edition of his chronicle were signed with the name ‘Wolski’. He spent…

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Grodź, Stanisław, “Marcin Bielski”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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