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Coralie Cook (c.1862 - 1942)

From Monticello: Coralie Franklin Cook Dates: 1861-1942 Family: Colbert (Hemings) Occupation: College teacher; Public speaker; School board member Coralie Franklin Cook, Brown Colbert’s ...

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Dianne Feinstein, U.S. Senator MP

Dianne Goldman Berman Feinstein, born Dianne Emiel Goldman[2] (/ˈfaɪnstaɪn/; born June 22, 1933) is the senior United States Senator from California. A member of the Democratic P...

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Muriel Duckworth (1908 - 2009)

Muriel Helen Duckworth née Ball, CM, ONS (October 31, 1908 – August 22, 2009) was a Canadian pacifist, feminist and social and community activist. She was a practising Quaker, a religio...

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Julia Archibald Holmes MP (1838 - 1887)

On August 5, 1858, 20-year-old Julia Archibald Holmes reached the lofty 14,115-foot summit of Pikes Peak, perhaps the most famous mountain in the United States. Not only did Miss Holmes become the firs...

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Helen Gregory MacGill (1864 - 1947)

Helen Emma Gregory MacGill (January 7, 1864 – February 27, 1947) was one of Canada's first woman judges and for many years the only woman judge, and a noted women's rights advocate in Canada, ...

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Liz Carpenter (1920 - 2010)

Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Sutherland Carpenter (September 1, 1920 – March 20, 2010) was a writer, feminist, former reporter, media advisor, speechwriter, political humorist, and public relations ex...

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Anna Elizabeth Dickinson (1842 - 1932)

Anna Elizabeth Dickinson (October 28, 1842 – October 22, 1932) was an American orator and lecturer. An advocate for the abolition of slavery and for women's suffrage, as well as a gifted teach...

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Mary Ritter Beard (1876 - 1958)

Mary Ritter Beard (August 5, 1876, Indianapolis, Indiana – August 14, 1958) was an American historian and archivist, who played an important role in the women's suffrage movement and was a lif...

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Dudley Field Malone (1882 - 1950)

Dudley Field Malone (3 June 1882 – 5 October 1950) was an American attorney, politician, liberal activist, and actor. Early years He was the son of William C. Malone of New York City, a Ta...

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Doris Stevens (1888 - 1963)

Note: birth date based on 1923 passport application identifying her as Mrs Doris Malone, "professionally Known as Doris Stevens" Doris Stevens (October 26, 1892 – March 22, 1963) was an Amer...

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Anna Howard Shaw (1847 - 1919)

Anna Howard Shaw (February 14, 1847 – July 2, 1919) was a leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States. She was also a physician and one of the first ordained female Methodist ...

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Ella J. Knowles Haskell (1860 - 1911)

Ella J. Knowles Haskell (1860-1911) was the first female lawyer in Montana and the first female candidate for state attorney general in the United States. Biography Ella Knowles was born in North...

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Molly Yard (1912 - 2005)

Mary Alexander "Molly" Yard (July 6, 1912 – September 21, 2005) was an American feminist of the late 20th century who was an assistant to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, and later a U.S. adminis...

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Elizabeth Oakes Smith (1806 - 1893)

Elizabeth Oakes Smith (August 12, 1806 – November 16, 1893) was a poet, fiction writer, editor, lecturer, and women’s rights activist whose career spanned six decades, from the 1830s to...

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Eliza Pickrell Routt (1839 - 1907)

Eliza Pickrell Routt, wife of John Routt, Colorado’s first state governor, was a pioneer in the struggle for women’s rights and was the first woman registered to vote in Colorado. As ...

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Caroline Healey Dall (1822 - 1912)

Caroline Wells Healey Dall (June 22, 1822 – December 17, 1912) was an American feminist writer, transcendentalist, and reformer. She was affiliated with the National Women's Rights Convention,...

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Alice Stone Blackwell (1857 - 1950)

Alice Stone Blackwell From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Born September 14, 1857, East Orange, New Jersey Died March 15, 1950 (aged 92), Cambridge, Massachusetts Resting place Forest Hills...

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860 - 1935)

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (July 3, 1860 – August 17, 1935) was a prominent American sociologist, novelist, writer of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction, and a lecturer for social reform. She...

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Ellen Bailey Woodward (1887 - 1971)

Ellen S. Woodward (1887-1971) was the director of work relief programs for women during the New Deal in the 1930s. As a leader among women's clubs and political groups in the United States, she was a...

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Damaris Cudworth MP (1659 - 1708)

from Wikipedia Damaris Cudworth Masham (18 January 1659 – 20 April 1708) was an English philosopher. She was the daughter of Cambridge Platonist philosopher Ralph Cudworth and a friend of John...

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Enid Hester Chataway Bell MP (1881 - 1967)

Enid Moberly Bell wrote The Life and Letters of C. F. Moberly Bell (1927) and several other books, including biographies of Flora Shaw, Octavia Hill and Josephine Butler. Enid was the founder and first...

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Anne Muriel Lupton, MBE MP (b. - 1967)

Anne Lupton wanted to enter the family business, but women were excluded, so after the war she travelled abroad. She never married, but on her return to England, she set up a home in Chelsea with Enid ...

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Winifred Holtby (1898 - 1935)

Miss Winifred Holtby, who died in a London nursing home yeaterday, at the early age of 37, was one of the most distinguished of the younger generation of English women writers. She was born a...

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Margery Latimer (1899 - 1932)

Margery Bodine Latimer (February 6, 1899 – August 16, 1932), born in Portage, Wisconsin, was a writer, feminist theorist, and social activist. Latimer published two highly acclaimed novels, We...

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Fanny Bullock Workman (1859 - 1925)

Fanny Bullock Workman (January 8, 1859 - January 22, 1925) was an American geographer, cartographer, explorer, travel writer, and mountaineer, notably in the Himalayas. She was one of the first femal...

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Sojourner Truth (c.1797 - 1883)

Sojourner Truth (/soʊˈdʒɜrnər ˈtruːθ/; c. 1797 – November 26, 1883) was an African-American abolitionist and women's rights activis...

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Belle Sherwin (1869 - 1955)

Belle Sherwin graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wellesley College in 1890 with a B.S. degree and then attended Oxford University to study history for one year from 1894-95. Western Reserve University grant...

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Lady Alice Sophia Acland (b. - 1935)

Lady Alice Sophia Acland née Cunningham (1849–1935) was the founder, the first General Secretary and the first president of the Co-operative Women's Guild. Personal life Alice Aclan...

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Helen Hooven Santmyer (deceased)

Helen Hooven Santmyer (November 25, 1895 – February 21, 1986) was an American writer. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and moved to Xenia, Ohio when she was five years old. She went to Welle...

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Clementina Black MP (1853 - 1922)

Clementina Black, 1888 Clementina Black [1853-1922] was a novelist and social reformer. In 1886, she became honorary secretary of the Women's Trade Union League and moved an equal pay motion at the...

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Elizabeth Porter Gould MP (1848 - 1906)

Title Representative Women of New England New England library of popular biographies Editors Julia Ward Howe, Mary Hannah Graves Compiled by Mary Elvira Elliott, Mary A. Stimpson, Martha Seavey Hoyt Pu...

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Malala Yousafzai, ملالہ یوسف زئی, Nobel Peace Prize, 2014 MP

On 10 October 2014, Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi were announced as the winners of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, making Yousafzai the youngest Nobel laureate ever. Malala Yousafzai Wikipedia...

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Marianne Adelaide Hedwig Dohm (1831 - 1919)

Marianne Adelaide Hedwig Dohm Wikipedia Bio

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Harriet Hardy Taylor Mill (1807 - 1858)

Harriet Taylor Mill Wikipedia Bio

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John Stuart Mill MP (1806 - 1873)

John Stuart Mill Wikipedia Bio Biographical Summary Mill, John Stuart . 20/05/1806-09/05/1873. Ref: 1058. Male. Place of Birth: 13 Rodney Street, Pentonville, London. Place of Death: Avigno...

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Eleanor Jenny Julia Eleanor Aveling (1855 - 1898)

Eleanor Marx, the youngest daughter of Karl Marx, was born in London on 16th January 1855. A very intelligent child, she was mainly taught by her father and by the age of three she could recite passage...

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Marianne Hainisch (1839 - 1936)

Marianne Hainisch Wikipedia Bio Hainisch, Marianne (geborene Perger), * 25. 3. 1839 Baden (Niederösterreich), † 5. 5. 1936 Wien, Begründerin und Führerin der öste...

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Sarah Moore Grimké MP (1792 - 1873)

Sarah Moore Grimké (November 26, 1792 - December 23, 1873) was born in South Carolina, the daughter of John Faucheraud Grimké, a plantation owner who was also an attorney and a judge in S...

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Laura Clay (1849 - 1941)

Laura Clay Wikipedia Bio

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Clemence Sophia Lozier, M.D. (1813 - 1888)

Clemence earned her medical degree in March 1853. Clemence founded the New York Medical College and Hospital for Women in 1863. Her great-niece Anna graduated in 1865. Clemence was president of the...

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Alice Luann Hubbard (1861 - 1915)

Alice Moore Alice Moore Hubbard (June 7, 1861 – May 7, 1915) was a noted American feminist, writer, and, with her husband, Elbert Hubbard was a leading figure in the Roycroft movement –...

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Charlotte Despard (French) (1844 - 1939)

Charlotte Despard (née French) (15 June 1844 – 10 November 1939) was an English-born, later Irish-based suffragist, novelist, Sinn Féin activist, vegetarian and anti-vivisection ...

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Lydia Taft (1712 - 1778)

Lydia Chapin (Taft) (February 2, 1712 – November 9, 1778) was the first woman known to legally vote in colonial America. This occurred at a Town Meeting in the New England town of Uxbridge in Ma...

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May Mann Jennings (1872 - 1963)

May Austin Elizabeth Mann Jennings (April 25, 1872 – April 25, 1963) was the First Lady of Florida as wife of Florida Governor William Sherman Jennings. She was one of Florida's most powerful ...

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Florence Fifer Bohrer, Illinois State Senator (1877 - 1960)

Florence Fifer Bohrer was born January 24, 1877 in Bloomington, Illinois. She was the daughter of former Illinois governor Joseph W. Fifer and was the first female senator in the Illinois General Ass...

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Coretta Scott King MP (1927 - 2006)

Coretta Scott King (April 27, 1927 – January 30, 2006) was an American author, activist, and civil rights leader. The widow of Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King helped lead the African...

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Maria Susan Rye MP (1829 - 1903)

Maria Susan Rye , (31 March 1829 – 12 November 1903), was an English social reformer and a promoter of emigration, especially of young women living in Liverpool workhouses. She was the daughter ...

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Mary Ward (1827 - 1869)

) Mary Ward (27 April 1827 – 31 August 1869) was an Anglo Irish amateur scientist who was killed when she fell under the wheels of an experimental steam car built by her cousins. As the even...

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Rose Margaret Guthrie Kerr (1882 - 1954)

Rose Kerr OBE (1882 – 12 December 1944) was a pioneer of the Guiding movement from Great Britain. She was one of the founders of the Rangers section of Girl Guides and was involved in the fo...

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Alix Kerr (1907 - 1981)

Alix Kerr, Mrs. Liddell OBE (10 May 1907 — 1981) contributed to the Guiding and Girl Scouting movement both in the United Kingdom and internationally. She wrote several books on the history of...

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Lady Prunella Stack MP (1914 - 2010)

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage Page: Ann Prunella Stack[1] F, #110164 Last Edited=1 Feb 2003 Ann Prunella Stack is the daughter of Captain Edward Hugh Bagot Stack.[1]

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The Hon Betty St Clair Clay (Baden-Powell) (1917 - 2004)

CBE Betty St. Clair Baden-Powell, The Hon. Mrs. Clay, CBE (16 April 1917 – 24 April 2004) was the daughter of Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting and Olave Baden-Powell. She was the s...

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Agnes Smyth Baden-Powell (1858 - 1945)

Agnes Smyth Baden-Powell (16 December 1858 – 2 June 1945) was the younger sister of Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, and was most noted for her work in establishing the Girl Guide ...

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Sophia Williams - de Bruyn MP

Sophia Williams-de Bruyn THE LAST OF THE MATRIARCHS By Khubu Meth THE WOMEN WHO MADE US The only surviving leader of the 1956 march, Sophia Williams-de Bruyn - then barely 18, together with Lil...

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Rahima Moosa MP (1922 - 1993)

Moosa, Rahima Born: 14 October 1922, in the Strand, Cape Town Died: 1993 In summary: Shop steward for the Cape Town Food and Canning Workers’ Union, member of the Transvaal Indian Congress...

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Lilian Masediba Ngoyi MP (1911 - 1980)

Lilian Masediba Ngoyi Born: 1911, Pretoria, Gauteng (then Transvaal), South Africa Died: 13 March 1980, Orlando Township, Gauteng (then Transvaal), South Africa In summary: Politician and anti-ap...

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Marie Stopes, D.Sc., Ph.D. (1880 - 1958)

Marie Charlotte Carmichael Stopes (15 October 1880 – 2 October 1958) was a British author, palaeobotanist, campaigner for women's rights and pioneer in the field of birth control. She was the ...

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Charlotte Carmichael Stopes (1840 - 1929)

Charlotte Carmichael Stopes (1840–1929) was a British scholar, author, and campaigner for women's rights. She published several books relating to the life and work of William Shakespeare. Her ...

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Rev. Dr. Harvey A. Sackett (1806 - 1879)

Rev. Harvey A. Sackett, 1806-1879, son of Ezra Davis Sackett and Chloe Patchin, was married, June 25th, 1839, to Diantha E. Gray, daughter of John Gray and Diantha Burritt. He was by religious fait...

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Diantha Eloise Gray (1799 - 1880)

Diantha Eloise Gray (June 22, 1799 - July 28, 1880) who was eminent as a teacher, poet, and as an advocate for woman suffrage. She was educated at Troy Female Seminary, now known as The Emma Willard ...

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Emily Newell Blair (1877 - 1951)

Emily Newell Blair (January 9, 1877 – August 3, 1951) was an American writer, suffragist, feminist, national Democratic Party political leader, and a founder of the League of Women Voters. E...

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Melissa Burritt (1768 - 1849)

Melissa Burritt was born on February 26, 1768 at Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut and died at Brady's Bend, Pennsylvania on July 3, 1849. She married at Duanesburg, New York on October 9, 1791,...

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Maude Banks (1857 - 1927)

Biography: The talented headstrong daughter of General N.P. Banks, Maude Banks was raised as a creature of Bostonian High Society, but partook in more than a little of her father's audacity, gallantry,...

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Elizabeth Pease Nichol (1807 - 1897)

Abolitionist, anti-segregationist, woman suffragist, and anti-vivisectionist. Elizabeth Pease Nichol (1807–1897) was an abolitionist, anti-segregationist, woman suffragist, chartist and anti...

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Margaret Bright (1818 - 1890)

" Margaret Bright Lucas (1818–1890) was a temperance activist and suffragist... ...Margaret Bright was born on 14 July 1818 at Rochdale, Lancashire. Her father was Jacob Bright (1775–...

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Belle La Follette (1859 - 1931)

Everything you wanted to know about Belle Case La Follette: Belle Case La Follette (April 21, 1859 – August 18, 1931) was a lawyer and a women's suffrage activist in Wisconsin, USA. La Folle...

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Margaret Louise Sanger (1879 - 1966)

Margaret Higgins Sanger (September 14, 1879 – September 6, 1966) was an American birth control activist, sex educator, and nurse. Sanger popularized the term birth control, opened the first bi...

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Eliza Woodson Farnham (1815 - 1864)

Eliza Farnham (November 17, 1815 – December 15, 1864) was a 19th-century American novelist, feminist, abolitionist, and activist for prison reform. Biography Her maiden name was Burhans. S...

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Mary Hunter Austin (1868 - 1934)

Mary Hunter Austin (September 9, 1868 – August 13, 1934) was an American writer. One of the early nature writers of the American Southwest, her classic The Land of Little Rain (1903) describes...

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Elizabeth Blackwell MP (1821 - 1910)

Find a Grave ) Elizabeth Blackwell (3 February 1821 – 31 May 1910) was the first female doctor in the United States and the first on the UK Medical Register. She was the first openly identif...

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Emily "Mickey" Hahn, journalist & author (1905 - 1997)

Emily "Mickey" Hahn authored fifty-two books and hundreds of articles. She published nearly 200 articles in The New Yorker magazine alone, and is (2011) best known for her novels The Song Sisters (1941...

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Lady Florence Dixie MP (1855 - 1905)

"Lady Florence Caroline Dixie (25 May 1855 – 7 November 1905), before her marriage Lady Florence Douglas, was a British traveller, war correspondent, writer and feminist." ====================...

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Hon. Samuel Edmund Sewall (1799 - 1888)

Elbridge Henry Goss, The History of Melrose, County of Middlesex, Massachusetts, (The City of Melrose, 1902. Melrose, Mass.; A W Dunton & Co., Printers), "Electronic," Page 379. HON. SAMUEL EDMUND SE...

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Chaz Hammelsmith Ebert MP

From her official press biography: Chaz Hammel-Smith Ebert is the vice president of The Ebert Company. Previously, as a civil rights attorney, she was named Lawyer of the Year by the Constitutional...

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Mary Ashton Rice Livermore (1820 - 1905)

Mary Ashton Rice Livermore (December 19, 1820-May 23, 1905) was an abolitionist, and a key organizer for the United States Sanitary Commission during the Civil War. Afterwards, she became a leader of t...

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Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa (1486 - 1535)

Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa 15 September 1486 – 18 February 1535 Agrippa, a German magician, occult writer, theologian, astrologer, and alchemist, is perhaps best known for his masterpiece "De ...

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Jean-Paul Sartre MP (1905 - 1980)

Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980), was one of the leading figures in 20th century French philosophy. He was commonly known simply as Jean-Paul Sartre was a French ex...

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Mary Ellen Pollard Clarke (1862 - 1939)

Mary Ellen Pollard Clarke (1862–1939) was a prominent advocate of woman suffrage and wrote Human-Rights Not in Violation of States' Rights: An Appeal to the Men of Virginia (ca. 1915).

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Maybanke Susannah Anderson (1845 - 1927)

Maybanke Anderson also known as Maybanke Wolstenholme (17 February 1845 - 15 April 1927) was a Sydney reformer involved in women's suffrage and education. Early life Maybanke Susannah Selfe...

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Martha Carey Thomas MP (1857 - 1935)

Martha Carey Thomas was born January 2, 1857, in Baltimore, Maryland, the eldest child of James Carey Thomas and Mary Whitall Thomas. Her father and paternal grandfather were physicians. Her mother was...

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Hannah Tatum Smith (Whitall) MP (1832 - 1911)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Hannah Tatum Whitall Smith (February 7, 1832 – May 1, 1911) was a lay speaker and author in the Holiness movement in the United States and the Higher Life...

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Mina Van Winkle (1875 - 1932)

Mina Caroline Ginger Van Winkle (March 26, 1875 - January 16, 1932) was a crusading social worker, suffragist, and groundbreaking police lieutenant. From 1919 until her death in 1932 she led the Wome...

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Alice Zimmern (1855 - 1939)

Alice Zimmern (22 September 1855 – 22 March 1939) was an English writer, translator and suffragist. Background and education Zimmern was born in Nottingham, the youngest of the three d...

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Anna Doyle Wheeler (c.1785 - 1848)

Anna Doyle Wheeler (born c. 1785, Tipperary, Ireland, died 1848) was a writer and advocate of political rights for women and the benefits of contraception. She married Francis Massey Wheeler when she...

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Marion Talbot (1858 - 1948)

Marion Talbot (July 31, 1858 – October 20, 1948) was Dean of Women at the University of Chicago from 1895 to 1925, and an influential leader in the higher education of women in the United Stat...

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Hannah Clark Johnston Bailey (1839 - 1923)

Hannah Clark Johnston Bailey (July 5, 1839-October 23,1923) was born at Cornwall-on-the-Hudson, New York. She was the eldest of 11 children of a family of Quaker pacifists. Hannah Johnston taught for 1...

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Josephine Elizabeth Butler MP (1828 - 1906)

Josephine Elizabeth Butler (née Grey) (13 April 1828 – 30 December 1906) was a Victorian era British feminist who was especially concerned with the welfare of prostitutes. She led the lon...

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Harriet Williams Russell Strong (1844 - 1926)

Harriet Williams Russell Strong (July 23, 1844 – September 6, 1926) was an American social activist, inventor, Conservationist, and leading figure of the early woman's movement. She is a membe...

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Dame Margery Corbett Ashby, DBE MP (1882 - 1981)

Dame Margery Irene Corbett Ashby, DBE (19 April 1882 – 15 May 1981) was a British Liberal politician, feminist and internationalist. She was born at Danehill, East Sussex, the daughter o...

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Marie Corbett (1859 - 1932)

Marie Corbett (30 April 1859 – 28 March 1932) was an English suffragist, local government worker and supporter of the Liberal Party. Family Marie Gray was born in Kennington, London,...

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Dora Montefiore MP (1851 - 1933)

"Dorothy (Dora) Frances Montefiore (née Fuller) (20 December 1851 - 1933) was an English-Australian women's suffragist and socialist. She also wrote poetry, and her autobiography." ===========...

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Nina Boyle (1865 - 1943)

Constance Antonina (Nina) Boyle (21 December 1865–4 March 1943), was a British journalist, campaigner for women’s suffrage and women’s rights, charity and welfare worker and no...

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Rebecca West MP (1892 - 1983)

Wiki: Cicely Isabel Fairfield (21 December 1892–15 March 1983), known by her pen name Rebecca West, or Dame Rebecca West, DBE was an English author, journalist, literary critic and travel writ...

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Alice Christina Gertrude Meynell (1847 - 1922)

Alice Christiana Gertrude Thompson Meynell (22 September 1847 - 27 November 1922) was an English writer, editor, critic, and suffragist, now remembered mainly as a poet. Biography Meynell was...

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Princess Sophia Duleep Singh (1876 - 1949)

Princess Sophia Alexandra Duleep Singh (b. Elveden Hall, 8 August 1876; d. Hilden Hall, Tylers Green, 22 August 1948) was a prominent suffragette in the United Kingdom. She is best remembered for her...

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Beatrice Webb (1858 - 1943)

Martha Beatrice Webb, Baroness Passfield (née Potter; 22 January 1858 – 30 April 1943), was an English sociologist, economist, socialist and social reformer. Although her husband became...

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Catherine Courtney, Baroness Courtney of Penwith (1847 - 1929)

Catherine "Kate" Courtney, Baroness Courtney of Penwith (née Potter; 4 April 1847 - 26 February 1929), was a British social worker and internationalist. Active in charitable organizations in h...

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Vera Brittain MP (1893 - 1970)

Vera Mary Brittain (29 December 1893 – 29 March 1970) was a British writer, feminist and pacifist, best remembered as the author of the best-selling 1933 memoir Testament of Youth, recounting ...

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Catherine Booth MP (1829 - 1890)

Catherine Booth (17 January 1829 – 4 October 1890) was the wife of the founder of The Salvation Army, William Booth. Because of her influence in the formation of The Salvation Army she was known...

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Dr. Louisa Garrett Anderson, CBE (1873 - 1943)

Dr. Louisa Garrett Anderson, CBE (28 July 1873 – 15 November 1943) was a medical pioneer, a member of the Women's Social and Political Union, a suffragette, and social reformer. She was the da...

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