Top 5 facts about Stanisław Lem:
1. Stanisław Lem was born on September 12, 1921
2. He was a Polish writer of science fiction, philosophy and satire. He was named a Knight of the Order of the White Eagle.
3. His books have been translated into 41 languages and have sold over 27 million copies.
4. Lem was the most widely read science-fiction writer in the world.
5. He died on March 27, 2006.
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