10 January 2022
2022 – The Year of Józef Mackiewicz
The Seym of the Republic of Poland – recognizing the greatness of his achievements persistently supporting the ideas of: independence of Poland, freedom and friendly coexistence of the nations of Central and Eastern Europe and unwavering resistance against communism, and the universal values of his literary prose – establishes 2022 as the Year of Józef Mackiewicz. ” – written in the resolution of October 29, 2021.
Józef Mackiewicz (April 1, 1902 – January 31, 1985) was a Polish writer, novelist and political commentator; best known for his documentary novels Nie trzeba głośno mówić (One Is Not Supposed to Speak Aloud), and Droga donikąd (The Road to Nowhere).
He staunchly opposed communism, referring to himself as an “anticommunist by nationality”. Mackiewicz died in exile. His older brother Stanisław Mackiewicz was also a writer.
Full biography you can read here: https://jedynieprawda.org/en/biography/