Death of Astrid Lindgren: Age, Cause of Death, Date of Death, What Really Happened!

Death of Astrid Lindgren

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Biography - A Short Wiki

Critically-acclaimed Swedish children’s book author best known for creating the Pippi Longstocking series. Her other series include Karlsson-on-the-Roof and the Six Bullerby Children.

She married Sture Lindgren in 1931 and gave birth to her daughter, Karin, in 1934. She created the Pippi Longstocking character for her daughter. 

How did Astrid Lindgren die?

Children's Author Astrid Lindgren died in 2002, 94 years old. The cause of death was Viral Infection.

Information about the death of Astrid Lindgren
Cause of deathViral Infection
Age of death94 years
ProfessionChildren's Author
BirthdayNovember 14, 1907
Death dateJanuary 28, 2002
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


I have never experienced being madly in love the way most people seem to have been, although it is not something I would miss. Instead I have had an enormous ability to love my children and my grandchildren and my great grandchildren.

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I have been very interested in labor movement. If I could have wished another life, I would have loved to be a pioneer woman in the beginning of labor movement.

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I don’t mind dying, I’ll gladly do that, but not right now, I need to clean the house first.

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