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Anna Brandt

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Andrew Behan.

Anna Brandt

Person  Female  Born 26/3/1964  Died 7/7/2005

Categories: Tragedy

Countries: Poland

Anna Iskryzinski was born on 26 March 1964 in Radomsko, Poland, the eldest of three children. Her sister Ewa Iskryzinski was born in June 1965 and her brother Pawel Iskryzinski was born in February 1975. After leaving school in 1981 she ran her own restaurant business and in 1983 she married Arek Brandt. They had two children: Hubert Brandt who had been born in December 1982 and Natalie Brandt who was born in September 1983. The family lived in Wagrowiec, Poland and her husband, initially working with his father in the family leather business, later worked with her in running the restaurant until it closed in 2001.

She moved to London in 2002, whilst her husband remained in Poland to look after their two children. She and her husband separated in 2004. She lived in London with brother and he found her employment as a chef at a bar in Ludgate Hill. After a few months, she began a new job as a self-employed cleaner and worked for about six people for whom she would clean twice a week. Her obituary can be found on the BBC News website.

She died, aged 41 years, on 7 July 2005 when travelling in the underground tunnel of the Piccadilly Line on the London Underground Railway between King's Cross and Russell Square underground stations that was targeted by a suicide bomber. The narrative verdict of her death can be found on the Coroner's Inquest Report.

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Bombs 7/7/05 - Piccadilly line - WC1

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