Marienetta "Micki" Jirkowsky was a German woman who became the one-hundred and twenty-fifth known person to die at the Berlin Wall. Jirkowsky was shot and killed by East German border guards during an escape attempt, and at 18 years-old was one of the youngest victims and the youngest of the 8 women killed at the Berlin wall.
|Born:||Aug 25, 1962, Bad Saarow, East Germany|
|Died:||Nov 22, 1980, Hennigsdorf, East Germany|
|Cause of death:||Shot by a guard whilst attempting to enter West Berlin from Hohen Neuendorf, which was in the former GDR|
|Body discovered:||Vacant property on Florastrasse|
|Resting place:||Spreenhagen Cemetery, Spreenhagen|
|Monuments:||White Crosses, Berlin, "Window Of Remembrance", Berlin, "Marienetta Jirkowsky Monument", Hohen Neuendorf|
|Residence:||Birkenweg 13, Spreenhagen|
|Known for:||Youngest of 8 women killed at the Berlin Wall|
About Marienetta Jirkowsky
German woman who became a victim of violence while trying to escape over the Berlin Wall.
She was born in Bad Saarow, Brandenburg.
At 18 years old, she was the youngest of the eight women killed at the Berlin Wall.
She grew up with a German family.
Another famous woman from East Germany is author Christa Wolf.
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