Irena "Kika" Szaszkiewiczowa
4 March 1917
|Died||11 August 2014 (aged 97)|
Irena "Kika" Szaszkiewiczowa (4 March 1917 – 11 August 2014) was a Polish artist, writer and blogger.
Her fictional adventures were described in the comics called Szaszkiewiczowa, czyli Ksylolit w jej życiu, which was being published in Przekrój since 1958. During World War II, she was a member of Armia Krajowa. In 1969–2007 she lived in Norway.
In 2011, she published her memoir titled Podwójne życie Szaszkiewiczowej (The Double Life of Szaszkiewiczowa). Since 2013, she runs a blog Moje pierwsze 100 lat (My First 100 Years). Her sister, Maria Jarochowska, was a writer and communist activist.
Szaszkiewiczowa died in her appartament in Kraków, Poland from natural causes, aged 97.
Bibliography[change | change source]
- Irena Kika Szaszkiewiczowa: Podwójne życie Szaszkiewiczowej. Wydawnictwo Literackie, Kraków 2011. ISBN 978-83-08-04790-3.
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