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Mata Hari | Mata Hari. La spia più famosa al mondo

The world remembers her as Mata Hari, but when she was born to an ethnic German family in the Netherlands in she was Margaretha Geertruida Zelle, the eldest daughter in a relatively affluent family.

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'Ziegfeld Girl' Marie Stevens by Alfred Cheney Johnston ~ 1931 ~ Johnston was an American photographer, known for his portraits of Ziegfeld Follies showgirls as well as & actors & actresses.

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Mata Hari ( real name Margaretha Geertruida Zelle) was an exotic dancer, born in the Netherlands who found fame in pre war Paris and was later executed for espionage in WWI.

antique-royals: Mata Hari

Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod (Aug 1876 - Oct better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan who was convicted of being a spy for Germany during World War I and executed by firing squad in France.

Rare photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan (emerged before Samurai) -- Mulan???

Rare photograph of an Onna-bugeisha, female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan, beginning long before samurai emerged as a warrior class.