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"They're body art. I don't think it's abnormal that someone who spends their life in other skins wants to claim their own by marking things on it that matter to them."


Know your rights

Done in 2004. Title of a song by the Clash.

Angelina Jolie tatouage Know your rights

Angelina Jolie tattoo Know your right

Waves added in 2009.

Angelina Jolie tatouage Know your rights


Bouddhist prayer in khmer tongue for her son Maddox
Done in 2003 by Sompong Kanphai in Thailand.

"May your enemies run far away from you.
If you acquire riches, may they remain yours always.
Your beauty will be that of Apsara.
Wherever you may go, many will attend, serve and protect you, surrounding you on all sides."

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Angelina Jolie tattoo buddhist prayer


The prayer covers a kanji meaning death in japanese. It was her first tattoo done in 1993.

Angelina Jolie tattoo Death


"A Prayer for the wild at heart kept in cages"
Quote of Tennessee Williams. Her mother Marcheline Bertrand was present when Angelina got this tattoo in 1999.

Angelina Jolie tattoo "A prayer..."

In 2009, Angelina added a few lines on the upper left corner.

Angelina Jolie tatouage "A prayer..."


"Courage" in Japanese, done in 1994 and erased later.

Angelina Jolie tattoo Courage Kanji courage


"Power of will" in Arabic.

Tatouage Pouvoir de la volonté Tatouage Pouvoir de la volonté

Recovers a tattoo of abstracts lines designed with Billy Bob.

Angelina Jolie tattoo Lines


Roman numeral 13 : she got this tattoo because she doesn't believe in superstitions.

Angelina Jolie tattoo XIII

In 2009, it became XIII V MCMXL, 13 may 1940, the date of Winston Churchill's speech. In this famous speech, he said : "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat."

Angelina Jolie tatouage XIII V MCMXL


H for her brother James Haven (was also said to remind her of former boyfriend Timothy Hutton), done in 1997.

Angelina Jolie tattoo H Angelina Jolie tattoo H


The famous dragon done in 1997 and the name of her ex husband Billy Bob added in 2000 (both removed). After removal, she said : "I'll never be stupid enough to have a man's name tattooed on me again."

Angelina Jolie tattoo Dragon and Billy Bob


They have been replaced by Cambodia and Ethiopia coordinates (N11º 33' 0'' E104º 51' 00'' and N09º 02' 00'' E038º 45' 00''), countries where her adoptive children were born.

Angelina tattoo coordinates Cambodia & Ethiopia

A line was added for Shiloh with Swakopmund (Namibia) coordinates (S22° 40' 26'' E014° 31' 40'').
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Angelina tattoo coordinates Cambodia, Ethiopia & Namibia

And another line after the adoption of Pax Thien with Vietnam coordinates (N10° 40' 00'' E106° 41' 40'').

Angelina tattoo coordinates Cambodia, Ethiopia, Namibia & Vietnam

Knox and Vivienne birth place, Nice in France : N43° 41' 21'' E07° 14' 28''.
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Angelina tatouage coordonnées Nice

A few lines on upper right corner added in 2009.

Angelina tatouage coordonnées Cambodge, Ethiopie, Namibie & Viet Nâm Angelina tatouage coordonnées Cambodge, Ethiopie, Namibie & Viet Nâm


A M in the hand for her mother Marcheline.

Angelina Jolie tattoo M


Tiger made in 2004 in Bangkok (Thailand) by Sompong Kanphai, tatooed over a dragon (1998) above two iroquois symbols (1997).
The tiger's tail covers a blue window. Angelina says she feels like someone looking out a window, wishing she were somewhere else.

Angelina Jolie tattoo back

Angelina Jolie tattoo tiger Angelina Jolie tattoo tiger

Angelina Jolie tattoo tiger


" Quod me nutrit me destruit "
Latin words meaning "What nourishes me also destroys me" done in 1998.

Angelina Jolie tattoo Quod me nutrit me destruit

The cross covers a dragon done in Netherlands in 1996.
"I dropped my pants in a tattoo parlor in Amsterdam. I woke up in a waterbed with this funky-looking dragon with a blue tongue on my hip. I realized I made a mistake, so a few months later I got a cross to cover it. When my pants hang low, it looks like I'm wearing a dagger !"

Angelina Jolie tattoo dragon bassin


See also topic on forum and photo gallery.


Cast :
Producer : Rainbow team
Script : Jolie Petit Ange & Kunopès
Art directors : Jolie Petit Ange & Kunopès


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