Christine Jorgensen

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A person (1927–89) born in the US as George Jorgensen, Jr., who, having felt that he was a woman trapped in a man’s body, in 1952 underwent in Denmark what was not the first, but certainly the most famous sex-change operation. Jorgensen died of bladder cancer that had metastasised to the lungs at age 62
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(15.) Christine Jorgensen, Christine Jorgensen: A Personal Autobiography (New York: Paul Ericksson, 1967), 83.