Born Nov. 20,1818, in Komarno, near Sambor; died Jan. 10,1868, in L’vov. Polish historian, publicist, and writer.
In the 1830’s, Szajnocha took part in the activities of clandestine patriotic organizations in Galicia. He was the author of works on the history of Poland from ancient times to the 17th century. Szajnocha’s glorification of the national past and his skillful exposition ensured the popularity of his historical works.
WORKSDziela, vols. 1–10. Warsaw, 1876–78.
In Russian translation:
Iadviga i Iagailo, vols. 1–2. St. Petersburg, 1880–82.