Lili Elbe

Lili Elbe bio

Birth Name: Lili Elbe

Occupation: Activist

Place Of Birth: Vejle

Date Of Birth: December 28, 1882

Date Of Death: September 13, 1931

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Danish

Lili Elbe was born on the 28th of December, 1882. She was known for being a Activist. Danish painter who became one of the first recognized people to under sex reassignment surgery, transitioning from a man to woman. She was believed to have been born intersex.

Lili Elbe was born in Vejle. As Einer Wegener, her birth name, she established a fairly successful career as a painter. She married Gerda Gottlieb in 1904 and moved to Paris, where Elbe could live openly as a woman and Gottlieb as a lesbian. She underwent sex reassignment surgery in 1930, which was highly experimental at the time, although she was not the first to undergo it. She died in 1931 following complications from a uterine transplant.

Lili Elbe was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Lili Elbe was born in 1880s.

Lili Elbe is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Lili’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Lili Elbe’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Lili Elbe’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Lili Elbe kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Lili Elbe was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Lili Elbe
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Lili Elbe was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Lili Elbe was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Lili Elbe had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Lili Elbe’s birth sign is Capricorn and she had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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