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 Yvette Pierpaoli

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Yvette Pierpaoli

Birth
Denting, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France
Death
18 Apr 1999 (aged 61)
Albania
Burial
Burial Details Unknown. Specifically: Ashes buried at her farm house.
Memorial ID
21765880 View Source

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.

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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