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Isak Dinesen
Original name: Karen Christenze Dinesen Blixen
Birth: Apr. 17, 1885
Rungsted
Hørsholm Kommune
Hovedstaden, Denmark
Death: Sep. 7, 1962
Rungsted
Hørsholm Kommune
Hovedstaden, Denmark

Author. She wrote a number of books, the most famous are:"Seven Gothic Tales" (1934), "Winter's Tales" (1942), and "Out of Africa" (1937). The latter was the basis for the Sydney Pollack movie of the same name. Her portrait is on a Danish 50 Kroner money note (see photo) and has been on a Danish stamp twice (the only non-royal person to receive such an honor). 
 
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 Children:
  Pasop 'Rommy' Blixen (1915 - 1929)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: malnutrition
 
Burial:
Blixen Estate
Rungsted
Hørsholm Kommune
Hovedstaden, Denmark
Plot: Under a huge beech tree
 
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Record added: Aug 11, 2000
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Isak Dinesen
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Isak Dinesen
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Isak Dinesen
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