Summary: Swedish author who wrote the classical children's book Pippi Longstockings about a headstrong, rude orphan who answered only to herself, which caused quite a stir when she first debuted in Sweden in 1945 and the U.S. in 1950.
Cause of Death: Viral infection
Born: November 14, 1907
Died: January 28, 2002
Location: Stockholm, Sweden