Isabelle Eberhardt

1877 - 1904

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Isabelle Wilhelmine Marie Eberhardt (17 February 1877 – 21 October 1904) was a Swiss explorer and author. As a teenager, Eberhardt, educated in Switzerland by her father, published short stories under a male pseudonym. She became interested in North Africa, and was considered a proficient writer on the subject despite learning about the region only through correspondence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Isabelle Eberhardt has received more than 348,910 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Isabelle Eberhardt is the 155th most popular explorer (down from 147th in 2019), the 158th most popular biography from Switzerland and the most popular Swiss Explorer.

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Among explorers, Isabelle Eberhardt ranks 155 out of 405Before her are Scylax of Caryanda, Vladimir Arsenyev, Juan de Grijalva, Gaspar Corte-Real, Anthony van Diemen, and Rodrigo de Triana. After her are Oscar Wisting, Carsten Borchgrevink, Hjalmar Johansen, James Weddell, Hendrik Brouwer, and Ahmad ibn Rustah.

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Among people born in 1877, Isabelle Eberhardt ranks 46Before her are James Jeans, Sadao Araki, Frank Marshall, Endre Ady, Edmund Landau, and Ivy Lee. After her are Charles Rolls, Alben W. Barkley, James Montgomery Flagg, Herbert Pitman, Ananda Coomaraswamy, and Wilhelm Adam. Among people deceased in 1904, Isabelle Eberhardt ranks 36Before her are Vladimir Markovnikov, Nikolay Bobrikov, Princess Alexandrine of Baden, Antonio Labriola, Kartini, and Clemens Winkler. After her are Mór Jókai, Wilhelm Marr, Herbert von Bismarck, Jamsetji Tata, William Renshaw, and Kate Chopin.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Isabelle Eberhardt ranks 158 out of 749Before her are Nicolaus II Bernoulli (1695), Notker the Stammerer (840), Billy Meier (1937), Hugo Koblet (1925), Jacques Charles François Sturm (1803), and Pietro Lombardo (1435). After her are Théophile Steinlen (1859), Rudolf I, Duke of Bavaria (1274), Victor Goldschmidt (1888), Walter H. Schottky (1886), Adrian Frutiger (1928), and Denis de Rougemont (1906).

Among EXPLORERS In Switzerland

Among explorers born in Switzerland, Isabelle Eberhardt ranks 1After her are Bertrand Piccard (1958).