Kika Szaszkiewiczowa

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Irena "Kika" Szaszkiewiczowa
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Born Irena Jarochowska
(1917-03-04)4 March 1917
Kraków, Poland
Died 11 August 2014(2014-08-11) (aged 97)
Kraków, Poland

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.

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