Mata Hari Biography

Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" Zelle MacLeod, better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Frisian exotic dancer and courtesan who was convicted of being a spy and executed by firing squad in France under charges of espionage for Germany during World War I. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Mata Hari
Full Name:
Margaretha Geertruida Zelle
Nationality:
Netherlands
Profession:
Sex worker, Exotic dancer, Spy
Ethnicity:
Javanese people, Dutch people
Date of Birth:
August 7, 1876
Astrological Sign:
Leo
Date of Death:
October 15, 1917
Age at Death:
41
Cause of Death:
Execution by firing squad
Marriages
  • 1895-07-11
    Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan, and accused spy Mata Hari (18) weds Dutch colonial army Captain Rudolph MacLeod in Amsterdam
Mata Hari Timeline
  • 1917-10-15
    World War I: At Vincennes outside of Paris, Dutch dancer Mata Hari is executed by firing squad for spying for Germany.
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Mata Hari. [Internet]. 2018. The HistoryHop.com website. Available from: historyhop.com/famous-people/mata-hari/bio [Accessed 25 Sep 2018].

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"Mata Hari." Bio. The HistoryHop.com website, 2018. Web. 25 Sep 2018.

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