Isabelle Eberhardt

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Birthday
17, 1877
Birthplace
Switzerland
Death Date
Oct 21, 1904 (27)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
17, 1877
Birthplace
Switzerland
Death Date
Oct 21, 1904 (27)

About

Swiss explorer and writer who spent a lot of time in North Africa and was known for rejecting European morality and going her own path and that of Islam.

Before Fame

She started dressing as a man at a young age because of the freedom it gave her and she learned to speak multiple languages including French, Russian and German.

Trivia

She wrote about her travels in books and French newspapers including Les journaliers.

Family Life

She was born to a Lutheran Baltic German mother and and Armenian father.

Associated With

Peter O Toole starred in a film about her called Isabelle Eberhardt in 1991.