Born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo Calderón on July 6, 1907, in Coyoacán, Mexico. Her father, Wilhelm Kahlo—who changed his name to Guillermo Kahlo—was a German Jewish photographer; her mother, Matilde Calderon, a Catholic mestiza, or woman of mixed European and Indian ancestry. Frida was one of 5 children born into the marriage. Frida Kahlo is shown at far right, with sister Cristina and best friend Isabel Campos. The photo was taken by Frida's father, in 1919, when Frida was about 12.