Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell

Date of Birth  :
1868-14-07 19826-12-07

Place of Birth  :
Washington Hall Durham County,England

Country  :
United Kingdom

Field of Expertise  :

Educational background  :

Degree at British Institute of Archaeology.

PhD in anthropology from Oxford University.

Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell was the first woman to obtain first-class honors from Oxford University.

  • The Arabs called her a "Daughter of the desert" and she was renowned as the "Uncrowned Queen of Iraq."

  • The Civil Administration in Mesopotamia was published by her.

  • Between 1923 and 1926 she founded an archaeological museum in Baghdad .

source: Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell

Bibliography  :

Poems from the Divan of Hafiz (Forgotten Books)