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Jan Kubisz

Jan Kubisz
Jan Kubisz
Personal information
Birth dateJanuary 24, 1848
Place of birthKońska, Austrian Empire
Date of deathMarch 26, 1929(age 81)
Death placeHnojník, Czechoslovakia
CitizenshipAustrian, Czechoslovak
OccupationEducator and writer
Notable worksPłyniesz Olzo po dolinie,
Pamiętnik starego nauczyciela
ChildrenTadeusz, photographer
Jan, surgeon
Karol, pastor
Andrzej, co-founder of Głos Ludu

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Jan Kubisz (24 January 1848 - 26 March 1929) was a Polish educator and poet from the region of Cieszyn Silesia. His poem Płyniesz Olzo po dolinie (You flow, Olza, down the valley), centered around the Olza River, became unofficial anthem of Cieszyn Silesia, especially Poles in Zaolzie.

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