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Beryl Markham

Beryl MarkhamAKA Beryl Clutterbuck

Born: 26-Oct-1902
Birthplace: Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England
Died: 3-Aug-1986
Location of death: Nairobi, Kenya
Cause of death: Pneumonia

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Aviator, Author

Nationality: Kenya
Executive summary: West with the Night

First person to cross the Atlantic solo in the East-to-West direction, 1936.

Father: Charles Clutterbuck
Mother: Clara
Husband: (farmer, m. at age 16)
Husband: Mansfield Markham (aristocrat, m. 1927, div., one son)
Son: Gervase (b. 1928, d. 1971 automobile accident)
Boyfriend: Denys Finch Hatton (big game hunter, also lover of Isak Dinesen)
Husband: Raoul Schumacher (journalist, m. 1942)

    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

Author of books:
West with the Night (1942, memoir)

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