Irena Sendler’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 15, 1910

Death Date

May 12, 2008

Age of Death

98 years

Cause of Death

Pneumonia

Profession

War Hero

The war hero Irena Sendler died at the age of 98. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Polish nurse who risked her life to smuggle 2,500 children out of Nazi-occupied Warsaw during World War II.

She was married three times and had one daughter.

Quotes

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“The term ‘hero’ irritates me greatly.” (Irena Sendler)

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“Every child saved with my help and the help of all the wonderful secret messengers, who today are no longer living, is the justification of my existence on this earth, and not a title to glory.” (Irena Sendler)