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Karol Wojtyla

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VARIOUS

Language
POLISH

Karol J?zef Wojty?a was born in the Polish town of Wadowice. He was the youngest of three children born to Karol Wojty?a , whose mother's maiden surname was Scholz. Emilia, who was a schoolteacher, died in childbirth in 1929 when Wojty?a was eight years old. His elder sister Olga had died before his birth, but he was close to his brother Edmund, nicknamed Mundek, who was 13 years his senior. Edmund's work as a physician eventually led to his death from scarlet fever, a loss that affected Wojty?a deeply.

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