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Assia Wevill
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Age41 (age at death)
Birthday 15 May, 1927
Birthplace Berlin, Germany
Died 23 March, 1969
Place of Death 3 Okeover Manor, Clapham Common, London, England
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality German
Occupation Personality
Claim to Fame German-born woman who escaped the Nazis
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Assia Esther Wevill (née Gutmann; 15 May 1927 – 23 March 1969) was a German woman who escaped the Nazis at the beginning of World War II and emigrated to Palestine, via Italy, then later the United Kingdom, where she had a relationship with the English poet Ted Hughes. She killed herself and their four-year-old daughter Alexandra Tatiana Elise (nicknamed Shura) using a gas oven, similar to Hughes's first wife Sylvia Plath's suicide six years earlier.

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