The 100th anniversary of the birth of Józef Korzeniowski-Konrad.
Joseph Conrad and Clipper "Torrens"
Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski (1857-1924), British storyteller (Joseph Conrad, though Conrad was his third name). Conrad grew up in Polish Ukraine. In 1878, Conrad had made his way to England with the intention of becoming an marine officer. Twenty years at sea followed this decision. Conrad took long voyages and then received a rest time on shore. He was officer on the clipper "Torrens". Only in 1889, Conrad started writing novels.
100 rocznica urodzin = 100th anniversary of his birth.
Biography of Joseph Conrad (www.gradesaver.com)
Fischer 898, 899 FDC