Zofia Posmysz, 98, Polish Journalist and Auschwitz Survivor, passed away

Polish journalist, author, and novelist Zofia Posmysz participated in the resistance movement during World War II and was imprisoned at Auschwitz and Ravensbrück.

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Polish Journalist, writer and survival Zofia Posmysz dies at 98

Zofia Posmysz, a Polish resistance fighter from World War II who lived through the death camps at Auschwitz and Ravensbrück and subsequently became a journalist and author, passed away at the age of 98.

Posmysz passed away on Monday in a hospice in Owicim, the southern Polish town where Auschwitz was situated during Nazi Germany’s rule of Poland during World War II, according to the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Memorial Museum. In two weeks, she would have turned 99.

Zofia Posmysz Age, Family, Early Life

In Poland’s Kraków, on August 23, 1923, Zofia Posmysz was born. She was now 98 years old. She holds Polish nationality and her Zodiac sign is Virgo and belongs to the white ethnic group.

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Zofia Posmysz Husband, What about her Children?

There aren’t any details available on Zofia Posmysz’s relationship. If we find any details about her relationship we will update you later.

Zofia Posmysz Career, What was her profession?

After her radio plays The Passenger from Cabin 45 and novel Passenger served as the inspiration for the 1960s critically acclaimed Polish feature film The Passenger and the libretto for Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s opera of the same name, Posmysz attained fame on a global scale. The opera, which was composed in 1968, received its world premiere in 2010 at the Bregenz Festival in Austria, and it has since been performed in other cities, including Warsaw, London, Madrid, Berlin, Chicago, and New York.

At several of these premieres, Posmysz served as the honorary guest. Posmysz was an Auschwitz prisoner from May 1942 to January 18, 1945, when she was sent to the Ravensbrück and Neustadt-Glewe concentration camps. She attended the University of Warsaw after the war and spent a significant amount of time working for Polish Radio’s cultural department.

She has also written numerous other novels in addition to The Passenger, which has been translated into 15 other languages. Zofia frequently traveled to the location of the former Auschwitz concentration camp run by the Nazis, especially to the International Youth Meeting Centre, where she participated in gatherings with young people from many nations. She was awarded the Order of the White Eagle in 2020, which is the highest Polish state honor. She was one of the former inmates who greeted Pope Benedict XVI in 2006 when he paid a visit to Auschwitz.

How much is Zofia Posmysz Net Worth?

Zofia Posmysz has not disclosed her financial details. Thus it is hard to estimate her net worth.

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Which school and college did She go to?

The high school Zofia Posmysz went to or the university She graduated from are all under review. This, we can assume that he completed her education in her hometown.

Is She available on any kind of social media platform?

Zofia Posmysz is not active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

Physical Appearance of Zofia Posmysz’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorBlack and White
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Zofia Posmysz’s should be knows

Zodiac signVirgo
Relationship StatusSingle