Karen Blixen-Finecke

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Birthday
17, 1885
Birthplace
Denmark
Death Date
Sep 7, 1962 (77)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
17, 1885
Birthplace
Denmark
Death Date
Sep 7, 1962 (77)

About

Danish writer who penned the autobiographical work, Out of Africa, under the male pseudonym of Isak Dinesen. She is also famous for Babette's Feast, a popular short story that was later adapted into an Oscar-winning film.

Before Fame

She published her first literary work, Seven Gothic Tales, in 1934.

Trivia

Her literary works include Shadows on the Grass, Ehrengard, and Anecdotes of Destiny.

Family Life

She lived in Kenya with her Swedish Baron husband, Bror von Blixen-Finecke.

Associated With

Her famous novel, Out of Africa, was adapted into a 1985 motion picture starring Meryl Streep.