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Isak Dinesen

  • Original Name Karen Christenze Dinesen Blixen
  • Birth 17 Apr 1885 Rungsted, Hørsholm Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
  • Death 7 Sep 1962 Rungsted, Hørsholm Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
  • Burial Rungsted, Hørsholm Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
  • Plot Under a huge beech tree
  • Memorial ID 11654

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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 10 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11654
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Isak Dinesen (17 Apr 1885–7 Sep 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11654, citing Blixen Estate, Rungsted, Hørsholm Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark ; Maintained by Find A Grave .