As per our current Database, Freya Stark has been died on May 9, 1993 (age 100).
When Freya Stark die, Freya Stark was 100 years old.
|Popular As||Freya Stark|
|Age||100 years old|
|Born||January 31, 1893 (Paris, France)|
Freya Stark’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Freya Stark was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.
Best remembered for her numerous publications detailing her travels in Afghanistan and the Middle East, this 20th-century travel Writer also published personal memoirs and essays. Her most famous works include The Journey's Echo: Selected Travel Writings and The Southern Gates of Arabia: A Journey in the Hadhramaut.
As a child, she taught herself to read both French and Latin. Fascinated from a young age with the book Arabian Nights, she later learned the Arabic and Persian languages and attended the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies.
After World War II, she traveled to Turkey, documenting her journey in such books as The Lycian Shore and Ionia, a Quest.
Born in France and raised primarily in Italy, she was the daughter of an Italian, German, and Polish mother and an English Artist father. In her fifties, she married diplomat, Historian, and archaeologist Stewart Perowne.
As a member of the World War I-era Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) Service, she served with an Italian-based ambulance corps headed by Historian G.M. Trevelyan.