Janina Bagłajewska (née Kwiecińska) was born on 11 November 1929. During World War II, she lived in Warsaw. She was the daughter of Janina (née Górnicka), sister of Maria (née Zdanowicz) and Hanna (née Morawiecka). For two years, she gave shelter and help to Zygmunt Keller, a man of Jewish origin, and took care of Helena Nowacka (Tejblum) and her son Seweryn (Andrzej).

Janina Bagłajewska was awarded the title of Righteous Among the Nations in 1989.