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Born: January 31, 1893

Died: May 9, 1993 (aged 100)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Writer

Bio: Dame Freya Madeline Stark, Mrs Perowne, DBE was a British explorer and travel writer. She wrote more than two dozen books on her travels in the Middle East and Afghanistan, as well as several autobiographic works and essays. She was one of the first non-Arabians to travel through the southern Arabian deserts.

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