Astrid Lindgren




Age: 94


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