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Science-fiction writer Stanislaw Lem went to the best of all worlds

March 28 2006
07:31

In Krakow, 85 th year, died a famous science fiction writer Stanislaw Lem. He died in hospital Cardiac Surgery of the Jagiellonian University.

His books have been translated into more than 40
languages, but their total circulation of more than 27 million copies, reports Pravda.ru.

Stanislaw Lem was born September 12, 1921 in Lviv. In the early 40's, he entered the Lviv Medical Institute.

During World War II, Lem worked in garages owned by the German firm. In the 1944th year, when the Soviet army entered the territory of Poland, Lem continued his studies in medical school.

In 1946 Lem moved to Krakow, where he continued his medical studies and wrote his first story "The Man from Mars".

In 1983, Stanislaw Lem moved to Vienna, and in 1980 the writer returned to Poland.

In the 90 years Lem basically did Futurological forecasts. Many of his "foresight" in the field of culture and technology have been completely accurate.

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