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