Zilda Arns

 

 

Age: 75

 

Summary: Brazilian pediatrician and relief worker who became internationally known by founding and coordinating the Pastoral Care for Children considered as one of the largest programs in the world devoted to poor children, and who was nominated got the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize for her humanitarian work that spanned over three decades.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake

 

Born: August 25, 1934

 

Died: January 12, 2010

 

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti