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Bertha Pappenheim MP (1859 - 1936)

Bertha Pappenheim (February 27, 1859, in Vienna - May 28, 1936, in Neu-Isenburg) was an Austrian-Jewish feminist, a social pioneer, and the founder of the Jüdischer Frauenbund (League of Jewish ...

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Audre Lorde MP (1934 - 1992)

Audre Lorde , born Audrey Geraldine Lorde, February 18, 1934 – November 17, 1992) was a Caribbean-American writer, radical feminist, womanist, lesbian, and civil rights activist. One of her ...

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Maud Humphrey MP (1865 - 1940)

Maud HumphreyFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaMaud Humphrey was an American commercial artist, illustrator and watercolorist. She was also a suffragette, and the mother of actor Humphrey Bogart.She...

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Adrienne Rich MP (1929 - 2012)

Adrienne Cecile Rich (May 16, 1929 – March 27, 2012) was an American poet, essayist and feminist. She was called "one of the most widely read and influential poets of the second half of the 20...

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Lillias Tait Mitchell (1884 - 1940)

Lillias Mitchell, suffragette campaigner, was born in Leith into a prosperous family. She joined the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) in late 1907/early 1908 after attending a suffrage ...

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Nísia Floresta MP (1810 - 1885)

Genealogia dos Troncos Familiares de Goianinha - RN do autor Ormuz Barbalho Simonetti - 2008 Uma pequena biografia Em seu livro Patronos e Acadêmicos - referente às personalidades da ...

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Louisine Havemeyer (1855 - 1929)

Louisine Waldron Elder Havemeyer (July 28, 1855 – January 6, 1929) was an art collector, feminist, and philanthropist. In addition to being a patron of impressionist art, she was one of the mo...

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Margaret Heitland (1860 - 1938)

Margaret Heitland (née Bateson; 27 February 1860 - 31 May 1938) was a British journalist and social activist (suffragette). She was the daughter of William Henry Bateson, master of St John's...

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Florence (Daisy) Jaffray Harriman (c.1870 - 1967)

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Ellen* Carolina Sophia Key (1849 - 1926)

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Eliza S. R. "Birdie" Johnson (1868 - 1926)

Eliza S. R. Johnson (1868–1926), known as "Birdie", was the wife of Texas State Senator Cone Johnson. A suffragist active in women's rights issues, she served on the first board of regents for...

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Mary Eleanor Brackenridge (1837 - 1924)

Mary Eleanor Brackenridge (March 7, 1837 – February 14, 1924) was one of three women on the first board of regents at Texas Woman's University, the first woman in the state of Texas to sit on ...

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Mary Melissa Dodge (1861 - d.)

Mary Melissa Hoadley Dodge (1861 – 24 December 1934) was an American heiress who moved to England and sponsored many causes during her life, including women's suffrage, Theosophy and the arts.

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Bella Abzug MP (1920 - 1998)

Bella Savitsky Abzug (July 24, 1920 – March 31, 1998), nicknamed "Battling Bella", was an American lawyer, U.S. Representative, social activist and a leader of the Women's Movement. In 1971, A...

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Maud Nathan MP (1862 - 1946)

Maud Nathan (October 20, 1862 - December 15, 1946) was an American social worker, labor activist and suffragist for women's right to vote.[1] She came from a prominent New York family, descended fr...

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Judith Vladeck MP (1923 - 2007)

Judith Pomarlen Vladeck (August 1, 1923 - January 8, 2007) was a prominent American labor lawyer and civil rights advocate, particularly on behalf of women. She helped set new legal precedents agains...

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Aletta Henriëtte Jacobs MP (1854 - 1929)

Aletta Jacobs (1854-1929) was the first Dutch woman in history who was officially admitted to the University. During her life she fought for womens rights. Thanks to her and other brave women (and men)...

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Adelaide Johnson (1859 - 1955)

Adelaide Johnson (1859–1955) was an American sculptor whose work is displayed in the U.S. Capitol and a feminist who was devoted to the cause for equality of women.

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Mary Elliott Flanery (1867 - 1933)

Mary Elliott Flanery (April 27, 1867 - July 19, 1933) was an American progressive era social reformer, suffragist, politician, and journalist who is best remembered as the first women elected to the ...

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Enid Yandell (1869 - 1934)

Enid Yandell (October 6, 1870 – June 13, 1934) was an American sculptor who studied with Auguste Rodin and Frederick William MacMonnies. Yandell was a prolific sculptor creating numerous p...

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Josephine Henry (1846 - 1928)

Josephine Kirby Henry (née Williamson) (February 22, 1846 – 1928) was an American Progressive Era women's rights leader, suffragist, social reformer, and writer from Versailles, Kentuck...

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Hattie Hooker Wilkins (1875 - 1949)

Hattie Wilkins (née Hooker) (July 28, 1875 – 1949) was an American progressive era suffragist and women's rights activist who is best known for being the first woman elected to a seat...

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Patti Ruffner Jacobs (1875 - 1935)

Pattie Ruffner Jacobs (sometimes Patti, Patty, or Mrs. Solon Harold Jacobs) was an American women's suffragist from Birmingham, Alabama. She was inducted into the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame in 19...

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Martha Ellicott Tyson (1795 - 1873)

Martha Ellicott Tyson (September 13, 1795 — March 5, 1873) was an Elder of the Quaker Meeting in Baltimore, anti-slavery and women's rights advocate, author of the first biography of Benjami...

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Margaret Mead MP (1901 - 1978)

Margaret Mead (December 16, 1901 – November 15, 1978) was an American cultural anthropologist, who was frequently a featured writer and speaker in the mass media throughout the 1960s and 1970s...

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Catherine Roraback (1920 - 2007)

Catherine Gertrude "Katie" Roraback (September 17, 1920 – October 17, 2007) was a civil rights attorney in Connecticut, best known for representing Estelle Griswold and Dr. C. Lee Buxton in th...

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Mary Hall (1843 - 1927)

Mary Hall (August 16, 1843 – November 15, 1927) was the first female lawyer in Connecticut, and also a poet, a suffragist, and a philanthropist. In 1882, the Connecticut Supreme Court of Error...

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Estelle Griswold (deceased)

Estelle Naomi Trebert Griswold (June 8, 1900 – August 13, 1981) was a civil rights activist and feminist most commonly known as a defendant in what became the Supreme Court case Griswold v. Co...

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Emily Helen Butterfield (1884 - 1958)

Emily Helen Butterfield (August 4, 1884, Algonac, Michigan – March 22, 1958, Neebish Island) was a pioneer in the Michigan women's movement. She was Michigan's first licensed female architec...

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Augusta Jane Chapin (1836 - 1905)

Augusta Jane Chapin (July 16, 1836 – June 30, 1905) was a Universalist minister, educator and activist for women's rights. She was born in Lakeville, New York, the eldest of eleven children, t...

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Laura Smith Haviland (1808 - 1898)

Laura Smith Haviland (December 20, 1808- April 20, 1898) was an American abolitionist, suffragette, and social reformer. She was an important figure in the history of the Underground Railroad.

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Martha Griffiths (1912 - 2003)

Martha Wright Griffiths (January 29, 1912 – April 22, 2003) was an American lawyer and judge before being elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1954. Griffiths was the first...

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Lucy Hobbs Taylor (1833 - 1910)

Lucy Hobbs Taylor (March 14, 1833 – October 3, 1910) was the first American woman to graduate from dental school (Ohio College of Dental Surgery in 1866). Early life Lucy Hobbs was born on...

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Amelia Earhart MP (1897 - 1937)

From Wikipedia : Amelia Earhart was a noted aviation pioneer. Hilary Swank portrays her in the movie Amelia released October 23, 2009. Amelia Mary Earhart (pronounced /ˈɛərh&#x...

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Kate Waller Barrett (1857 - 1925)

Kate Waller Barrett (January 24, 1857 – February 23, 1925), née Katherine Harwood Waller, was a prominent Virginia physician, humanitarian, philanthropist, sociologist and social reform...

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Ellen Hayes (1851 - 1930)

Ellen Amanda Hayes (September 23, 1851 – October 27, 1930) was an American mathematician and astronomer. She was a controversial character for not only being a female professor, but also e...

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Laura Curtis Bullard (1831 - 1912)

Laura Curtis Bullard (1831–1912) was an American writer and women's rights activist. She founded a newspaper called The Ladies' Visitor, and Drawing Room Companion and published two novels wit...

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Betsey Mix Cowles (1810 - 1876)

Betsey Mix Cowles dedicated her life to fighting slavery and improving the status of women. Her desire for a formal education led her to Oberlin College, where she completed two years of study in 1840....

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Brig. General Evelyn Patricia "Pat" Foote (1930 - d.)

Pat Foote (born May 19, 1930 in Durham, North Carolina) is a retired US Army Brigadier General. She served from 1959 to 1989, rising to the rank of brigadier general in 1986, and holds many firsts fo...

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Amy Meredith Poehler MP

Los Angeles, California, United States

Amy Meredith Poehler /ˈpoʊlər/ (born September 16, 1971) is an American comedian, actress and voice actress. She was a cast member on the NBC television entertainment show Saturday...

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Lester Frank Ward MP (1841 - 1913)

Lester Frank Ward (June 18, 1841 – April 18, 1913), was an American botanist, paleontologist, and sociologist, and first president of the American Sociological Association. He is credited as one...

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Virginia Gildersleeve MP (1877 - 1965)

Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (October 3, 1877 – July 7, 1965) was an American academic, the long-time Dean of Barnard College, and the sole female US delegate to the April 1945 San Francisco ...

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Cornelia Peake McDonald (1822 - 1909)

Cornelia Peake McDonald (June 14, 1822 – January 11, 1909) was an American diarist who was the author of A Diary with Reminiscences of the War and Refugee Life in the Shenandoah Valley, 1860...

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Charlotte Denman Lozier, M.D. (1844 - 1870)

Charlotte Denman Lozier (March 16, 1844-January 3, 1870) was an American physician and lecturer. A feminist, she campaigned for the Women's Suffrage and Workingwomen's Associations as well as other pro...

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Rita de Acosta (1875 - 1929)

Rita Lydig (born Rita Hernandez de Alba de Acosta , October 1875– October 27, 1929) was an American socialite regarded as "the most picturesque woman in America." She was photographed by Adolf d...

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Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson (1872 - 1959)

Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson (1872-1959) was married to Ernest Seton Thompson from 1896 to 1935 and her own impressive career as an adventure writer and suffragist demonstrates telling connections bet...

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Elinor Sophia Guggenheimer MP (1912 - 2008)

Elinor Sophia Coleman "Ellie" Guggenheimer (11 April 1912 – 29 September 2008) was an American civic leader, author, and philanthropist in New York City. Life and career Born in Manhattan,...

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Betty Gram Swing (1893 - 1969)

Betty Gram Swing, born Myrtle Eveline Gram, (March 16, 1893 – September 1, 1969), was an American militant suffragist. She joined the women’s rights movement in 1917 and was subsequentl...

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Maud Nathan (1862 - 1946)

Maud Nathan (October 20, 1862 - December 15, 1946) was an American social worker, labor activist and suffragist for women's right to vote. She came from a prominent New York family, descended from ...

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Dorothy Ripley (1767 - 1832)

Dorothy Ripley (1767-1832) was an English missionary and writer who spent thirty years in the United States trying to secure better conditions for the slaves. Later in her life she became involved in p...

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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 MP (1797 - 1883)

Isabella her given name at birth Sojourner Truth she later changed her given name from Isabella, to Sojourner and added Truth as her surname (being born into slavery, a surname was something she ...

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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 MP (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 S. 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 Manning graduated in 1865. Clemence was presiden...

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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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