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Mikolaj Rej Biography | Poet

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Mikolaj Re j or Mikolaj Re y of Naglowice (February 4, 1505 – between September 8 and October 5, 1569) was a Polish poet and prose writer of the emerging Renaissance in Poland as it succeeded the Middle Ages, as well as a politician and musician. He was the first Polish author to write exclusively in the Polish language, and is considered (with Biernat of Lublin and Jan Kochanowski ), to be one of the founders of Polish literary language and literature.