Józef Korzeniowski

Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski (1857 - 1924)

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Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski aka Joseph Conrad
Born in Terekhove near Berdychiv, Kiev Governorate, Russian Empiremap
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Died in Bishopsbourne, Englandmap
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Categories: Writers | Polish Notables | English Notables.

Józef Korzeniowski is Notable.
Joseph Conrad, born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski, was a Polish-British writer.


Polish-English author of novels such as Heart of Darkness (1899), Lord Jim (1900) and The Secret Agent (1907).[1]

  • Birth: 3 Dec 1857, Berdichev, Zhytomyrs'ka, Ukraine[2][3][4]
  • Naturalisation: 18 Aug 1886, London[5]
  • Marriage: reg. Mar 1896, London, to Jessie Emmeline George[6][4]
  • Son: Alfred Borys Conrad[4]
  • Death: 3 Aug 1924, Bishopsbourne, City of Canterbury, Kent, England[4][7]
  • Burial: Canterbury City Cemetery, Canterbury, Kent, England[4]


  1. Wikipedia: Joseph Conrad
  2. "Joseph Conrad, age 44, born Poland, spouse Jessie Conrad (27), child Borys (3), living at Postling, Kent, England", 1901 England Census, Class: RG#3 piece#853 folio#28 page#12
  3. "Joseph Conrad, age 52, born Poland, spouse Jessie (37), son John (4½), living at Capel House, Orlestone, near Ashford, Kent
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 "Joseph Conrad", Find A Grave, 2017-10-30
  5. "Conrad Korzeniowski, age 29, mariner, unmarried, of 6 Dynevor Road Stoke Newington", UK Naturalisation Certificate class=HO 334 piece#13 National Archives; Kew, Surrey, England
  6. "Joseph Conrad Korzeniowski & Jessie George", GRO Marriages Mar 1896 St. George Hanover Square 1a 720
  7. "Joseph T C Korzeniowski, age 66", GRO Deaths Sep 1924 Bridge 2a 871

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