Antonina Pirozhkova




Age: 101


Summary: common-law widow of renowned Russian short-story writer Isaac Babel who had campaigned for more than 50 years to keep his literary legacy alive after his 1940 execution by Stalin's KGB at age 45, and who also wrote a 1996 memoir about the last seven years of Babel's life.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: July 1, 1909


Died: September 12, 2010


Location: Sarasota, Florida