Margaretha Geertruida MacLeod, the ‘Mata Hari’, was once the God mother of the world of espionage.
‘Zelle’ was spied on for Germany during the First World War.
France had sent them to prison for the death of nearly 50,000 people.
It is said that in the early 20th century, ‘Mata Hari’ had links with many influential individuals.
Mata Hari is also known as ‘Zele’.
Along with the famous detective, ‘Zele’ was famous in Paris as a dancer and stripper.
‘Zele’ was so popular that even the elder statesman and army chief came to see his dance.
During the First World War, she used to move around the secret information of two countries.
She used her beauty for this work.
Because of his beauty, many army chiefs were willing to give her a secret information.
Many more people, including the Prince of German, use to be the fan of Margaretha Geertruida Zelle.
Margaretha Geertruida, Mata Hari, was born in the Netherlands in 1876, but was raise in Paris.
Zele was married to an officer of the Royal Army of the Netherlands, who was stationed in Indonesia at that time.
She joined a dance company while living in Indonesia.
In the meantime, he changed his name to ‘Mata Hari’.
In 1907, ‘Mata Hari’ divorced her husband soon after returning to the Netherlands.
Shortly thereafter, she moved to Paris.
She was with a French politician for 1 year in Paris, and in the meantime the French government persuaded her to spy.
However, She was getting desire amount for this work.
During the First World War, France had acquired a number of important inputs from German military officers by arming Mata Hari.
In the meantime, the close proximity of the German army chiefs of Mata Hari began to grow a little more.
Now She started playing double games with both countries.
In the meantime, “Mata Hari” started giving many important information from France to the German army chiefs.
In the meantime, ‘Mata Hari’ began to receive huge amount of money for This work.
But it was not too late for the truth to come out.
When france’s intelligence agency was involve, She arrested Mata Hari in 1917.
While She was held responsible for the death of 50,000 people and sent to jail.
On October 15, 1917, Margaretha Geertruida Zelley, the “Mata Hari” was sentenced to death by gunfire.
At the age of 41, Mata Hari lost her life because of her greed.
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Source : Wikipedia