“Queen of the desert”

“Queen of the desert”

Gertrud Bell was born in England in 1868, studied and wanted to escape from the confines of her home. She is sent to her uncle for Teheran, where she begins to love the desert and the people, who lived there. She becomes an intermediary between the tribes and the British Empire. Based on their recommendations, the states in the Middle East are formed in the 19th century. (more…)
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