Alexandra David-Néel, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Alexandra David-Néel

French explorer, anarchist, Buddhist, spiritualist, and writer

Date of Birth: 24-Oct-1868

Place of Birth: Saint-Mandé, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 08-Sep-1969

Profession: writer, opera singer, anthropologist, explorer, anarchist, diarist, feminist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Alexandra David-Néel

  • Alexandra David-Néel (born Louise Eugénie Alexandrine Marie David; 24 October 1868 – 8 September 1969) was a Belgian–French explorer, spiritualist, Buddhist, anarchist and writer.
  • She is most known for her 1924 visit to Lhasa, Tibet, when it was forbidden to foreigners.
  • David-Néel wrote over 30 books about Eastern religion, philosophy, and her travels, including Magic and Mystery in Tibet which was published in 1929.
  • Her teachings influenced the beat writers Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, the populariser of Eastern philosophy Alan Watts, and the esotericist Benjamin Creme.

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