Friday, July 9, 2010

The founder of University museum of Addis abeba dies

Born in Riga, Latvia Oct. on 21, 1915, he obtained a law degree at Warsaw University before serving in the Polish Army in 1937 and 1938. According to Chojnacki's book, 25 years of service at the university college and the Institute of Ethiopian Studies in Addis Ababa from 1950 to 1975, the series of events that led him to Ethiopia began during the Second World War. On Sept. 1, 1939, Germany attacked Poland. "My nine days of warfare was followed by close to five years as a prisoner of war in Germany," wrote Chojnacki. Read more…


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