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Sendlerowa, Irena, 1910-2008

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Personal name headingSendlerowa, Irena, 1910-2008
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Variant(s)Jolanta, 1910-2008
Krzyżanowska, Irena, 1910-2008
Sendler, Irena, 1910-2008
Birth date1910-02-15
Death date2008-05-12
Place of birthWarsaw (Poland)
Place of deathWarsaw (Poland)
AffiliationRada Pomocy Żydom "Żegota"
Profession or occupationSocial workers Nurses
Found inMatka dzieci holocaustu, 2004: p. 71 (Irena Sendlerowa, b. Feb. 15, 1910 in Warsaw, Poland)
Life in a jar : the Irena Sendler Project web site, 11 July 2006 (Irena Sendler, Polish Catholic woman who saved Jewish children in the Warsaw Ghetto; Irena Sendlerowa)
New York times WWW site, May 13, 2008 (Irena Sendler; b. Irena Krzyzanowska, Feb. 15, 1910, Otwock, in what is now Poland; m. Mieczyslaw Sendler (div. after World War II); d. Monday [May 12, 2008], Warsaw, aged 98; Roman Catholic who created a network of rescuers in Poland who smuggled about 2,500 Jewish children out of the Warsaw ghetto in World War II, some of them in coffins)
Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, July 17, 2019: Irena Sendler page (Irena Stanisława Sendler; born Krzyżanowska; also known as Irena Sendler in Poland; cryptonym "Jolanta"; born 15 February 1910 in Warsaw; died 12 May 2008 in Warsaw; Polish social worker, humanitarian and nurse who served in the Polish Underground during World War II in Warsaw and, from October 1934 was head of the children's section of Żegota, the Polish Council to Aid Jews; rescued children from the Warsaw Ghetto and found shelter for them among Polish families and convents; named Righteous Among the Nations by the state of Israel in 1965)
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