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 Margaretha "Mata Hari" Zelle

Born: August 7th, 1876

Died: October 15th, 1917

Famous For:  Dutch-Born Exotic Dancer, Courtesan, Supposed Double Agent

Cause of Death:  Executed by a French firing squad for being a spy for the Germans

Burial Place:  As no one claimed her body, it was donated to medical science

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