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Monument to Guðríður Símonardóttir, also known as Tyrkja-Gudda (Turkish Gudda)

    Guðríður Símonardóttir (b. 1598 – d. 1682) was an Icelandic woman abducted from the Westman Islands, Iceland, with 242 people in 1627 in a raid by Barbary pirates, called a Turkish abduction. After being held as a slave and concubine for nearly a decade, she was one of a few captives ransomed by the Danish king. She returned to Iceland where she was named Tyrkja-Gudda (Turkish Gudda).

    Address : Vestmannaeyjar, Heimaey, Iceland

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