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Noor Inayat Khan

Noor Inayat KhanAKA Noor-un-Nisa Inayat Khan

Born: 1-Jan-1914
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 13-Sep-1944
Location of death: Dachau concentration camp, Germany
Cause of death: Execution
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Multiracial
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Spy, Author

Nationality: England
Executive summary: British spy, children's author, captured by Nazis

Military service: RAF, British Special Operation Executive (WWII)

Father: Inayat Khan (Founder of Universal Sufism, b. 5-Jul-1882, d. 5-Feb-1927)
Mother: Ora Ray Baker (cousin of Mary Baker Eddy)
Brother: Vilayat Inayat Khan (Sufi teacher, b. 19-Jun-1916, d. 17-Jun-2004)
Brother: Hidayat (b. 1917)
Sister: Khair-un-Nisa (b. 1918)
Boyfriend: France Antelme (SOE operative)

    University: Child Psychology, Sorbonne, Paris
    University: Paris Conservatoire

    Shot 13-Sep-1944 (in the head by the SS)
    Tortured (by Wilhelm Ruppert at Dachau)
    Escaped from Prison 1943 (captured several hours later by the Gestapo)
    Croix de Guerre
    Indian Ancestry


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