Elly Beinhorn

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Birthday
30, 1907
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Nov 28, 2007 (100)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
30, 1907
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Nov 28, 2007 (100)

About

Aviatrix known for her solo, around-the-world flight in 1932 and for her marriage to grand prix racer Berndt Rosemeyer.

Before Fame

She once crashed a plane in the middle of the Sahara desert; luckily, an African tribesman helped her get back to Europe.

Trivia

She made many stops in South Asia in her one-engine monoplane.

Family Life

She was born into a prosperous merchant family and used her inheritance to finance her flying lessons.

Associated With

German newspapers lauded her flight around the world and called her "The Amelia Earhart of Germany."