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Denys George Finch Hatton
Birth: Apr. 24, 1887
Death: May 14, 1931

Folk Figure. He is best remembered for his relationship with the writer Isak Dinesen. His role was played by Robert Redford in the film "Out of Africa." He worked leading safaris for wealthy sportsmen in Kenya. He died in a plane crash. According his wishes, he was buried in Kenya. As his epitaph, Dinesen chose a Greek verse:"Though in death fire be mixed with my dust, yet care I not, for with me now all is well." Later, Denys' brother erected a tall headstone obelisk at the gravesite. The obelisk plaque epitaph reads: "Denys George Finch Hatton" - "He prayeth well who loveth well both man and bird and beast" (from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, a poem that Denys had admired). (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
Burial:
Ngong Hills
Nairobi
Nairobi, Kenya
 
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Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Jul 02, 2006
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Denys George Finch Hatton
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
Denys George Finch Hatton
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
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- IRVING PRESSER
 Added: Aug. 5, 2016
From the skies of Kenya, Africa.
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 17, 2016
85 years
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: May. 12, 2016
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