FLW: death of exotic dancer accused of espionage

Famous Last Words Mata Hari (Born Margaretha Geertruida "Grietje" Zella) October 15, 1917 Vincennes, France "It is unbelievable." At 18, Dutch-born Margaretha married an army officer, Rudolf John McLeod, whom she met through an advertisement he placed looking for a wife. The marriage was doomed from the start; McLeod was a violent alcoholic and syphilitic,…