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Date of birth: 1914-08-07
Hometown: Helsinki, Finland
(1930) Started studying art at Konstfack in Stockholm, Sweden.
(1933) Entered drawing school at the Finnish National Gallery.
(1933) Her first picture book was published under the name Vera Haij.
(1938) Continued art studies in Paris at Ecole d'Adrien Holy and Ecole des Beaux Arts.
(1952) Awarded Svenska Dagbladets (swedish newspaper) price of literature.
(1953) Awarded Nils Holgersson-plaketten.
(1958) Awarded Elsa Beskow-plaketten.
(1992) Awarded Selma Lagerlöfs (loef) price of literature.
Date of death: 2001-06-27
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