Born in Kraków, Poland in 1971; specialist in Turkish studies (MA) and history (PhD), former Polish diplomat (employed in the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Ankara, Turkey in 2000-2004); currently assistant professor in the Institute of Oriental Studies, Department of Turkish Studies at the Jagiellonian University, Kraków. Member of the Gallipoli Association (UK), the Society for Military History (USA) and Gallipoli & Dardanelles International (UK).

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Piotr Nykiel's last book [English title: ''Expedition to the Golden Horn. Military Operations in the Dardanelles and on the Aegean Sea (August 1914 - March 1915)''] was published in Polish in March 2009. To see more details in English click the picture of the book's cover.


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