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Date of Birth 17 April 1885Rungsted, Denmark
Date of Death 7 September 1962Rungsted, Denmark  (malnutrition)
Birth NameKaren Christentze Dinesen
Height 5' 6¼" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Karen Blixen was born on April 17, 1885 in Rungsted, Denmark as Karen Christentze Dinesen. She was a writer, known for Out of Africa (1985), Babette's Feast (1987) and The Immortal Story (1968). She was married to Bror Frederik von Blixen-Finecke. She died on September 7, 1962 in Rungsted.

Spouse (1)

Bror Frederik von Blixen-Finecke (14 January 1914 - 1925) (divorced)

Personal Quotes (2)

Love, with very young people, is a heartless business. We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk; it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine.
On secret: The entire being of a woman is a secret which should be kept.

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