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Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Aviator and Author Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Profession: Aviator and Author

United States of America

Biography: Anne Morrow Lindbergh was the wife of fellow aviator Charles Lindbergh and an aviation pioneer in her own right.

An acclaimed author, her books (Gift from the Sea) and articles spanned the genres of poetry to non-fiction.

She was also the first licensed female glider pilot in the United States (1930).

Born: June 22, 1906
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: February 7, 2001 (aged 94)
Cause of Death: Stroke

Married Life

Historical Events

  • 1929-08-29 Aviator Anne Morrow Lindbergh makes her first solo flight
  • 1932-03-01 The "Lindbergh kidnapping", 20 month old son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh kidnapped from home in East Amwell, New Jersey, found dead 12 May