Encyclopedia > Ella Maillart

  Article Content

Ella Maillart

Ella Maillart 1903-1997 was a French speaking Swiss sportswoman and traveller. She had been captain of the Swiss Womens hockey team and was an international skier.

In 1934 she teamed up with Peter Fleming to cross China from Peking to Srinagar later recorded in her book Forbidden Journey[?].



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Terror

... of transport of such person; a threat or attempt to commit such an attack; and an act "constituting participation as an accomplice;" requires parties that have ...