28 December: Google Doodle celebrates Lili Elbe’s 140th birthday

Lili Elbe (28 December 1882 – 13 September 1931) was a transgender woman who was one of the first known recipients of gender reassignment surgery. She was born in Denmark in 1882 as Einar Wegener and lived as a man until she underwent a series of surgeries between 1930 and 1931 to transition to a woman.

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