Australian botanical illustratorDied when: 91 years 111 days (1095 months)
Star Sign: Pisces
Olive Muriel Pink (17 March 1884 – 6 July 1975) was an Australian botanical illustrator, anthropologist, gardener, and activist for Aboriginal rights.Pink spent much of her life agitating and being a passionate advocate for improved rights and conditions for Australia's Indigenous people.
She never married, having lost a 'very dear friend' Harold Southern, a fellow artist who was killed at Gallipoli in 1915.
In her later years, Pink concentrated on botanical pursuits and established the currently named Olive Pink Botanic Garden in Alice Springs.