Danish painter and transgender woman (1882–1931)
Lili Ilse Elvenes (born Einar Magnus Andreas Wegener; 28 December 1882 – 13 September 1931), better known as Lili Elbe, was a Danish painter and transgender woman. She was among the early recipients of sex reassignment surgery.
Einar Magnus Andreas Wegener
28 December 1882
|Died||13 September 1931 (aged 48)|
|Other names||Lili Ilse Elvenes|
(m. 1904; annul. 1930)
Elbe died of cardiac arrest caused by a uterus transplant surgery at the age of 48.
On 28 December 2022, Google Doodle celebrated Lili Elbe's 140th birthday.
- ↑ Hirschfeld, Magnus. Chirurgische Eingriffe bei Anomalien des Sexuallebens: Therapie der Gegenwart, pp. 67, 451–455
- ↑ "Lili Elbe: the transgender artist behind The Danish Girl". This Week Magazine. 18 September 2015. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
- ↑ Lili Elbe's 14oth birthday