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
|Born||2 July 1923|
Prowent, Poland (now Kórnik, Poland)
|Died||1 February 2012 (aged 88)|
|Spouse||Adam Włodek (1948–1954; divorced)|
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