Nancy Wake

March 10, 2024
War Hero

Quick Facts

Nancy Wake
Date Of Birth Aug 30, 1912(1912-08-30)
Age 112
Date Of Death August 7, 2011, Kingston Hospital
Country New Zealand
Horoscope Leo

Nancy Wake Biography

Birthday Aug 30
Birth Year 1912
Place Of Birth Wellington Region

Nancy Wake is one of the most popular and richest War Hero who was born on August 30, 1912 in Wellington, New Zealand. As of June 1, 2023, Nancy has a net worth approximately $5 Million. She worked as a journalist for William Randolph Hearst‘s newspapers.

British Agent who led the maquis groups of the French Resistance, and was one of the most decorated servicewomen of World War II.

She was the Gestapo’s most wanted person, and she wrote a novel about her war experiences called The White Mouse.

She married Henry Fiocca, who was executed by the Gestapo. She later remarried John Forward in 1957, and they remained married until his death in 1997.

Nancy Wake Net Worth

Net Worth $5 Million
Source Of Income War Hero
House Living in own house.

Nancy is one of the richest War Hero from New Zealand. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Nancy Wake 's net worth $5 Million.

Height, Weight & Body Measurements

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Nancy Wake Husband

According to our records, Nancy Wake married to John Forward , Henri Fiocca. As of January 12, 2023, Nancy Wake’s is not dating anyone.

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Facts & Trivia

Nancy Ranked on the list of most popular War Hero. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in New Zealand. Nancy Wake celebrates birthday on August 30 of every year.

Why was Nancy Wake so important?

Wake worked manning the dangerous escape routes through France helping to save the lives of many Allied troops and Jewish refugees. She was given her code name ‘The White Mouse’ by the Gestapo. Wake became one of the Gestapo’s most wanted resistance leaders and Wake was forced to flee France.

Why was Nancy Wake called The White Mouse?

The Gestapo called her “The White Mouse” for the way she deftly avoided their traps. Nancy Wake, 98, who died of an infection Aug. 7 in London, was one of the most effective and cunning British agents working in German- occupied France during World War II.

Did Nancy Wake ever remarry?

Although she remarried in 1957 , Wake still referred to her first husband, Henri Fiocca, as the love of her life. In 1985, Wake wrote her memoir The White Mouse, titled after her wartime nickname.

What nationality was Nancy Wake?

Nationality

Was Nancy Wake a real person?

Nancy Grace Augusta Wake, AC, GM (30 August 1912 – 7 August 2011), also known as Madame Fiocca and Nancy Fiocca, was a New Zealand nurse and journalist who joined the French Resistance and later the Special Operations Executive (SOE) during World War II, and briefly pursued a post-war career as an intelligence officer …

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