Born 19.04.1947 in Brzeziny, researcher of literature and Bulgarian culture, translator, employee of the foreign service. Slavic studies at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow 1965-1970, then as an assistant and lecturer at the Institute of Slavic Studies of the Jagiellonian University, PhD in 1978; in 1992/1993 lector of the Polish language at the Sofia University, then at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in succession as 1993-1999 Director of the Polish Institute in Sofia, 1999-2003 councellor in the Department of Cultural and Scientific Policy and Promotion, counsellor of the Department of Eastern Policy. Consul General of Republic of Poland in Lutsk 2003-2007 (Ukrine), from 2008-2012 Consul in Sofia. Awarded in 1983 by the State Council of the PRB the Medal "1300 years Bulgaria" and in 1999 by the President RB Order "Horseman of Madara". Laureate 1990 of International Prize of Euthymius Tarnowski, doctor honoris causa in 1999 at the University of Veliko Tarnovo and 2007 at the State University L. Ukrainka in Lutsk.
Ksenija Banović (1975, Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina), graduated from the Department of Croatian Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science in Zagreb, and specialized in the Bulgarian language and literature from the University of Sv. Kliment Ohridski in Sofia, Bulgaria, where she was employed as a lecturer of the Croatian language in the academic year 2009/2010.