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Wisława Szymborska

Polish poet, Nobel Prize winner

Wisława Szymborska-Włodek, Maria Wisława Anna Szymborska [viˈswava ʂɨmˈbɔrska] (2 July 1923 – 1 February 2012) was a Polish poet, essayist, and translator. She was the recipient of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Maria Wisława Anna Szymborska
Wisława Szymborska, in Kraków, Poland 2011
Wisława Szymborska, in Kraków, Poland 2011
Born(1923-07-02)2 July 1923
Prowent, Poland (now Kórnik, Poland)
Died1 February 2012(2012-02-01) (aged 88)
Kraków, Poland
Occupation
NationalityPolish
Notable awards
SpouseAdam Włodek (1948–1954; divorced)

Szymborska was born in Prowent. She died 1 February 2012 at home in Kraków from natural causes, aged 88.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Dates of birth and death for Wisława Szymborska". Rmf24.pl. Retrieved 3 February 2012.

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