Mata Hari

Margaretha Geertruida  Zelle MacLeod (7 August 1876 – 15 October 1917), better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Frisian exotic dancer and courtesan who was convicted of being a spy and executed by firing squad in France under charges of espionage for Germany during World War I.

Mata Hari performing in 1905

Mata Hari performing in 1905

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Mata Hari in Amsterdam, 1915.

Mata Hari in Amsterdam, 1915.

Mata Hari on the day of her arrest, 1917.

Mata Hari on the day of her arrest, 1917.