Dabrowska Dubravka Dabrowska, Maria – (1889 – 1965) Polish literary critic and author Maria Dabrowska was born at Rusow, near Kalisz, and was educated in Belgium, and the University of Lausanne, in Switzerland.Prior to World War II she resided in France and Britain.Dabrowska’s lifelong sympathy with the lives of the Polish peasantry was revealed in her collections of short stories, (Nights and Days) (1932 – 1934), which was published in four volumes, and chronicled the lives of an ordinary Polish family from the 1860’s until the eve of World War I.
c303 AD) Greek Christian martyr Daama (also called Damia) was killed at Tomis, on the Black Sea in Asia Minor, probably during the persecutions initiated by the Roman emperors Diocletian and Maximian Daia.
Her feast was recorded in the Pels, Auguste van D’Abreu, Lucy Victoria – (1892 – 2005) British centenarian Born Lucy d’Souza at Dharwar in India (May 24, 1892), she was married (1913) to a surgeon, Abundius d’Abreu, to whom she bore several children.
Her husband was a cousin by marriage to Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (1900 – 2002), and thus related to Queen Elizabeth II.
With the death of her husband, she finally removed to Scotland to reside near her children (1985).
She finally moved into a nursing home, Annfield House, Stirling (1998), after a fall.
D’Abreu was officially confirmed as Britain’s oldest living person at the age of one hundred and ten (May, 2002) when she received an official visit from the Royal Family.
She held the distinction of being the oldest person in Scotland (June, 2001 – Dec, 2005) and the oldest person in the United Kingdom (April, 2004 – Dec, 2005).
Lucy D’Abreu died (Dec 7, 2005) at Stirling aged one hundred and thirteen years.
Maria Dabrowska died (May 19, 1965) aged seventy-five, in Warsaw.