Noor Inayat Khan

1914 - 1944

Noor Inayat Khan

Noor-un-Nissa Inayat Khan, GC (1 January 1914 – 13 September 1944), also known as Nora Inayat-Khan and Nora Baker, was a British spy in World War II who served in the Special Operations Executive (SOE).As an SOE agent she became the first female wireless operator to be sent from the UK into occupied France to aid the French Resistance during World War II. Inayat Khan was captured after being betrayed, and executed at Dachau concentration camp. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Noor Inayat Khan has received more than 992,019 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 2,507th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Noor Inayat Khan ranks 2,504 out of 4,883Before her are Richard Baxter, Gunnar Ekelöf, Marie Under, Fatma Aliye Topuz, Betti Alver, and Lucius Afranius. After her are Oscar Cullmann, Lucius Aelius Stilo Praeconinus, Denis Villeneuve, Eumelus of Corinth, Tayeb Salih, and Yuan Mei.

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Among people born in 1914, Noor Inayat Khan ranks 124Before her are Yahya Khan, Juan Carlos Onganía, Maxim of Bulgaria, Adriaan Blaauw, Taizo Kawamoto, and Martin Ritt. After her are Poul Hartling, Felice Borel, Paul Tortelier, Bertus Aafjes, Alfred Andersch, and Arno Schmidt. Among people deceased in 1944, Noor Inayat Khan ranks 131Before her are Joseph Caillaux, Alberts Kviesis, Riccardo Zandonai, Max Nettlau, Prince Gustav of Denmark, and Hellmuth Stieff. After her are Motobu Chōki, André Abegglen, Dadasaheb Phalke, Félix Fénéon, Léon Brunschvicg, and Endre Kabos.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Noor Inayat Khan ranks 837 out of 2,050Before her are Anatoly Tarasov (1918), Yuri Temirkanov (1938), Alexander Izvolsky (1856), Vasily Mishin (1917), Mikhail Miloradovich (1771), and Dersu Uzala (1849). After her are Yegor Ligachyov (1920), Feodosia Morozova (1632), Sviatoslav III of Vladimir (1196), Alexander Zinoviev (1922), Eero Järnefelt (1863), and Boris Volynov (1934).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Noor Inayat Khan ranks 112Before her are Konstantin Balmont (1867), Sergei Nilus (1862), Friedrich von Lütke (1797), Sergey Aksakov (1791), Venedikt Yerofeyev (1938), and Ivan Yefremov (1908). After her are Valentin Rasputin (1937), Fyodor Sologub (1863), Kir Bulychev (1934), Yury Yakovlev (1928), Mikayel Nalbandian (1829), and Leah Goldberg (1911).

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