Wlodimir Ledochowski died on December 13, 1942, immediately after the tide of the war changed.
Died. The Very Rev. Wlodimir Ledochowski, 76, for 27 years the "Black Pope" (Superior General of the Society of Jesus) ; in his cell at Jesuit headquarters in Rome. One of the four longest-ruling world leaders of the Jesuits in the order's 400-year history, he was its greatest modern rebuilder, raised the number of provinces from 27 to 50, increased the 17,000 members by 10,000.
Time Magazine 1942
I have seen internet speculation that he was poisoned.
If he was poisoned, that timing may suggest the culprit[s] being pro-3rd Reich Jesuits who wanted
Was this perhaps something that Wlodimir Ledochowski admitted to his assassin[s] directly shortly before his death?
1942 obituary in The New York Times