Jan Miodek : biography
Jan Miodek (born June 7, 1946, in Tarnowskie Góry, Silesian Voivodeship), Professor of Wrocław University, is a Polish linguist in the normative tradition. For several years he holds the post of the head (director) of the Institute of Polish Filology at the Wrocław University.
With numerous television appearances (Ojczyzna polszczyzna) and newspaper articles, he is a popular media figure. Many laypeople consider him to be "the authority on the Polish language". His many columns, essentially dealing with minor problems, were published and republished in many books.
Professor Jan MiodekHe is one of the members of the Polish Language Council.