Slawomir Mrozek’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

June 29, 1930

Death Date

Aug 15, 2013

Age of Death

83 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Nice, France



The playwright Slawomir Mrozek died at the age of 83. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Polish dramatist who was a pioneer of absurdist fiction, he wrote the popular plays Tango, Emigranci, and The Elephant.

He graduated high school in 1949 and worked as a political hack-writer in the Polish magazine Przekrój.

He wrote a full-page article commending the death sentence of three Catholic priests from Krakow, whom he compared to Ku-Klux-Klan members.

He and his wife defected to Italy in 1963.

He and Per Olov Enquist both won the Austrian State Prize for European Literature.