|Born: Alexandrine Petronella Francina Tinne |
Other: Alexandrine Pieternella Françoise Tinne
Other: Alexandrine Tinné
Other: Alexine Tinne
|Dates: ||1835, 17 October - 1869, 1 August|
|Born: ||The Netherlands, The Hague|
|Died: ||Ottoman Tripolitania, In the Fezzan region|
|Active: ||The Netherlands / Egypt / Algeria|
Alexandrine Tinné was daughter of Philip Frederik Tinne and Baroness Henriette van Capelle. Brought up with immense wealth in her early years she had traveled to Paris , Nice, Rome and Florence by the time she was ten. In 1861 she set out to explore the region of White Nile with her mother who died during the expedition along with two Dutch maids. She collected plants and ethnographic artefacts reaching Khartoum in Sudan in March 1864. After this expedition she lived in Cairo with trips in the Mediterranean including to Tunisia and Algeria. In 1869 she made an expedition to meet the Touaregs in the Sahara but was murdered in her camp.
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