1891 On May 12th, 1891, at age 19, Wilhelm Kahl, Frida’s father, a Jew of Hungarian-German origin, sails from Germany to Mexico aboard the freighter “Borussia“. He changes his German name “Wilhelm Kahl” to a more Spanish sounding name, “Guillermo Kahlo” and trades his Jewish religion for atheism. He finds employment at a fashionable jewelry … Read more