Marienetta Jirkowsky

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Date of Birth August 25, 1962
Place of Birth Germany
Date of Death Nov 22, 1980 (18)
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Marienetta Jirkowsky

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.

Before Fame

She was born in Bad Saarow, Brandenburg.

Achievement

At 18 years old, she was the youngest of the eight women killed at the Berlin Wall.

Family Life

She grew up with a German family.

Associations

Another famous woman from East Germany is author Christa Wolf.

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