Isak Dinesen (born as Karen Christentze Dinesen) was born in the 17th of April of 1885, in Rungstedlung, and she died on the 7th of September of 1962.
She was a Danish author. She wrote works in Danish, French and English.
Her father committed suicide when she was ten. Her mother stood alone with five dependent children.
Karen married her cousin Baron Bror Blixen-Finecke, who started in Kenya a coffee plantation. Although they separated after six years of marriage.
In africa, she learned Aboriginal languages and she met Denys Finch Hatton, with which began a loving relationship.
Dinesen is best known for Out of Africa, which account her living in Kenya; and for one of her stories, Babette's Feast.
Prior to the release of the first film, she was noted for her Seven Gothic Tales, for which she is also known in Denamark.