Elizaveta Mukasei

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Lt. Col. Elizaveta Ivanovna Mukasei (Russian: Елизаве́та Ива́новна Мукасе́й; 21 March 1912, Ufa – 19 September 2009) was a Soviet spy codenamed Elza. Along with her husband Mikhail Mukasei (whose codename was Zephyr), she took part in a number of undercover operations in Western Europe and the United States from the 1940s through to the 1970s. She died on September 19, 2009 in Moscow at age 97. Her husband died on August 19, 2008, aged 101.[1][2]