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 Lili Álvarez

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Lili Álvarez

  • Birth 9 May 1905 Rome, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
  • Death 8 Jul 1998 Madrid, Spain
  • Burial Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Memorial ID 14413689

Pioneer Sportswoman, Writer. She was born in Rome of Spanish parents as Elía María González-Álvarez y López-Chicheri. At the age of eleven, she got her first trophy in ice skating and at the age of 14, her first tennis championship. She was in the finals of Wimbledon during 1926, 1927 and 1928. In 1929, she won in Wimbledon in the category of doubles. Also, she worked as journalist for the Daily Mail of London and wrote books with a mixture of feminism and religiosity such as "Plenitud," "Tierra Extraña" and "Ideario de una Beata Atípica." She died in Madrid, Spain.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 25 May 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14413689
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lili Álvarez (9 May 1905–8 Jul 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14413689, citing Cementerio de la Almudena, Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain ; Maintained by Find A Grave .