Albrecht, Berty

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Name
Albrecht, Berty Gender: F
Berthe Pauline Mariette Wild
born on 15 February 1893 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )
Place Marseille, France, 43n18, 5e24
Timezone LST m2e2015 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 27°22' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 16°15 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 17°41'



Biography

French Resistance Fighter, one of the six women awarded the title of 'Compagnon de la Libération' (English: Companion of the Liberation) for her heroism in World War II.

Prior to the war, she created a feminist journal, Le Problème Sexuel (The Sexual Problem), in which she campaigned for the freedom of contraception and abortion.

During the war, she was detained and released once by the French police, then she was arrested by the Gestapo and transferred to Fresnes Prison, where she was tortured. She then committed suicide by hanging on 31 May 1943.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'Compagnes de la Libération' pdf file, p. 8.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Suicide
  • Vocation : Military : Honors (Compagnon de la Libération)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ feminist
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor
  • Vocation : Writers : Other Writers