Ingrid Jonker, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ingrid Jonker

South African poet

Date of Birth: 19-Sep-1933

Place of Birth: Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa

Date of Death: 19-Jul-1965

Profession: writer, poet, author, costume designer

Nationality: South Africa

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Ingrid Jonker

  • Ingrid Jonker (19 September 1933 – 19 July 1965) (OIS), was a South African poet.
  • While she wrote in Afrikaans, her poems have been widely translated into other languages.
  • Jonker has reached iconic status in South Africa and is often compared with Sylvia Plath and Marilyn Monroe, owing to the tragic course of her turbulent life.

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