SAARTJIE

 
Gender: Female
 
Origin: Afrikaans < Dutch
 
 
Namebearer:
 
SAARTJIE BAARTMAN, 1789-1816, African woman from the tribe of Khoi-Khoin. She was taken to England an shown as Hottentot Venus on fairs. The plaster cast of her naked body was enjoyed by many visitors
until the Khoi-Khoin decided against it, 2002
 

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