Karen Blixen

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Baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke
Karen Blixen and Thomas Dinesen 1920s.jpg
Born17 April 1885
Rungsted, Zealand, Denmark
Died7 September 1962(1962-09-07) (aged 77)
Rungsted, Zealand, Denmark
OccupationWriter
Notable worksOut of Africa, Seven Gothic Tales, Shadows on the Grass, "Babette's Feast"

Baroness Karen Christenze von Blixen-Finecke (born Dinesen; 17 April 1885 – 7 September 1962) was a Danish author who wrote works in Danish and English. She is also known under her pen names Isak Dinesen, used in English-speaking countries, Tania Blixen, used in German-speaking countries, Osceola, and Pierre Andrézel.