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Princess Der Ling

Chinese historian

Died when: 59 years 167 days (713 months)
Star Sign: Gemini

 

Princess Der Ling

"Princess" Der Ling (Chinese: 裕德齡; pinyin: Yù Délíng;Wade–Giles: Yü Tê-ling), also known as Elisabeth Antoinette White (1885 – 1944), was a Hanjun bannerwoman, the daughter of Yü Keng (Chinese: 裕庚; pinyin: Yù Geng;

Wade–Giles: Yu Keng) and Louisa Pearson, the half-Chinese daughter of a Boston merchant working in Shanghai.Although not a member of the Qing royal family, Der Ling was given the title of Princess while serving as the first lady-in-waiting for Empress Dowager Cixi.

She was a writer of several memoirs, books, and magazine articles.


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