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Tereza (Aristide) Damalas

Female 1889 - 1967  (78 years)

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  • Name Tereza (Aristide) Damalas 
    Born 1889 
    • When Damala's mistress (who injected him with heroin between acts of plays he was appearing in) had an illegitimate daughter by him in 1889, she left the baby in a basket (with a note) on Sarah Bernhardt's doorstep (Christopher Long).
    • The baby (who was baptised Teresa) was given into the care of Zaharoff, who found a family to raise her in eastern Thrace (in Adrianopole) (Christopher Long).
    Gender Female 
    Died 1967  Edirne, Marmara, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Her guardian as a child (and later?) was Basil Zaharoff (Christopher Long).
    • In 1920 she posed for Picasso, and she had affairs with the American novelist Ernest Hemingway and Gabriel D'Annunzio (an early Italian Fascist). The story of her life is told in the 1997 historical novel Terese by Freddy Germanos (Christopher Long).
    Person ID I3381  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2015 

    Father Aristide Ambroise (Ambrouzis) Damalas,   b. 15 Jan 1855, Piraeus, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1889, Paris, Īle-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Mother mistress [Damalas] 
    Family ID F1420  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1967 - Edirne, Marmara, Turkey Link to Google Earth
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