German explorer and writer who made a noted trip to present-day Indonesia. Pfeiffer was born in Austria as Ida Reyer. After a childhood in which her father encouraged her to lea...
Born October 14, 1797, Vienna, Austria Died October 27 or 28, 1858, Vienna, Austria
Ida Reyer was the only girl in a family of six children. Her father was a wealthy Viennese merchant w...