Yvette Pierpaoli

Yvette Pierpaoli

Birth
Denting, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France
Death 18 Apr 1999 (aged 61)
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: Ashes buried at her farm house.
Memorial ID 21765880 · View Source
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Famous social activist and charity worker: She was killed with two other social workers when their truck crashed in Albania. John le Carre's book The Constant Gardener was written in her memory, and the character of Tessa Quayle in the book and film was loosely based on her.


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  • Created by: HalfBloodPrincess
  • Added: 25 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21765880
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Yvette Pierpaoli (18 Mar 1938–18 Apr 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21765880, ; Maintained by HalfBloodPrincess (contributor 46529909) Non-Cemetery Burial, who reports a Ashes buried at her farm house..