Isabelle dinoire (1967 ) was a french woman who was the first person to undergo a partial face transplant, after her labrador retriever cross breed mauled her in may 2005. She underwent a 15-hour operation in november 2005 in which surgeons transplanted the nose, lips and chin from a brain-dead donor at a hospital in amiens. The worlds first full-face replant operation was on 9-year-old sandeep kaur, whose face was ripped off when her hair was caught in a thresher. Sandeep arrived at the hospital unconscious with her face in two pieces in a plastic bag. An article in the guardian recounts in 1994, a nine-year-old child in northern india lost her face and scalp in a threshing machineaccident. the recipient of the worlds first face transplant, isabelle dinoire, has died due to complications associated with her most recent surgery, a french newspaper reported tuesday. Last week, french surgeons performed the first partial facial transplant, using the nose, lips, and chin from a brain-dead living donor to repair the face of a 38-year-old woman who had been mauled by a dog. Hamon, a french bookseller, has neurofibromatosis, a genetic disease that can lead to facial deformities. Jerome hamon of france is the first person in the world to receive a second face transplant, something thats led french media to refer to him as the man with three faces. Isabelle dinoire has died at 49 after a long illness, according to the hospital responsible for her revolutionary surgery. A french woman who received the worlds first partial face transplant has died, 11 years after the surgery that set the stage for dozens of other transplants worldwide.