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Isabelle Eberhardt

Isabelle EberhardtBorn: 17-Feb-1877
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: 21-Oct-1904
Location of death: Aïn Sefra, Algeria
Cause of death: Accident - Drowning

Gender: Female
Religion: Muslim
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: Algeria
Executive summary: Transvestite Muslim author

Eberhardt was portrayed by Mathilda May in the 1992 biopic based on her life in Algeria.

Father: Alexandre Trophimowsky (former priest, d. 1899)
Mother: Nathalie Moerder (d. 1897)
Brother: Augustin
Brother: Vladimir (half-brother, d. suicide)
Husband: Slimane Ehnni (Algerian soldier, m. 17-Oct-1901)

    Converted to Islam Bone, Algeria (May-1897)
    Assassination Attempt Behima, Algeria (1901)
    German Ancestry
    Russian Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism, Marijuana, Morphine

Author of books:
The Oblivion Seekers (1975, translated by Paul Bowles)
Sandmeere (1981, in four volumes)
The Nomad: Diaries of Isabelle Eberhardt (1987)
In the Shadow of Islam (1993)
Prisoner of Dunes (1994)
Departures: Selected Writings (1994)



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