Zbigniew Herbert

Zbigniew Herbert (29 October 1924 in Lwow [then Poland, now Lviv, Ukraine] - 28 July 1998 in Warsaw) was a Polish poet,essayist, drama writer, author of plays, and moralist. A member of the Polish resistance movement, Home Army (AK), during World War II, he is one of the best known and the most translated post-war Polish writers.