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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Lewis, Sarah (fl. 1839–1848), writer on the status of women

H. S. Twycross-Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 711 words.

Lewis, Sarah (fl. 1839–1848), was a writer on the status of women, about whom no biographical information has come to light apart from a comment by T. M. Rearden in the Congregational...

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Lawson [née Albury], Louisa (1848–1920), newspaper proprietor and suffragist in Australia

Heather Radi.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Gender and Politics; Journalism. 878 words.

Lawson [née Albury], Louisa (1848–1920), newspaper proprietor and suffragist in Australia, was born on 17 February 1848 on Guntawang station, near Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia, the...

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Davison, Emily Wilding (1872–1913), suffragette

Vera Di Campli San Vito.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Gender and Politics. 1091 words.

Davison, Emily Wilding (1872–1913), suffragette, was born on 11 October 1872 at Roxburgh House, Vanbrugh Park Road, Greenwich, the second of the three children of Charles Edward Davison...

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Duleep Singh, Princess Catherine Hilda (1871–1942), suffragette

Bhupinder Singh Bance.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Gender and Politics. 890 words.

Duleep Singh, Princess Catherine Hilda (1871–1942), suffragette, was born on 27 October 1871 at 17 Princes Gardens, Knightsbridge, London, the fourth of six children who survived infancy of...

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Duleep Singh, Princess Sophia Alexandra (1876–1948), suffragette

Rozina Visram.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Gender and Politics. 1010 words.

Duleep Singh, Princess Sophia Alexandra (1876–1948), suffragette, was born on 8 August 1876 probably at Elveden Hall, Suffolk, the sixth of...

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DeVoe, Emma Smith

Jennifer Ross-Nazzal.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Gender and Politics. 1122 words.

DeVoe, Emma Smith (22 August 1848–03 September 1927), suffragist and Republican Party activist, was born Emeline Smith in Roseville, Illinois, the youngest child of Birdsey Smith and Delia...

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Blatch, Harriot Stanton

Marilyn Elizabeth Perry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Gender and Politics. 1162 words.

Blatch, Harriot Stanton (20 January 1856–20 November 1940), woman suffrage leader, was born Harriot Eaton Stanton in Seneca Falls, New York, the daughter of Henry Brewster Stanton, a...

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Franklin [née Montagu], Henrietta [Netta] (1866–1964), educationist and suffragist

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Politics; Gender and Politics. 845 words.

Franklin [née Montagu], Henrietta [Netta] (1866–1964), educationist and suffragist, was born on 9 April 1866 in London, the first of the eleven surviving children of Samuel Montagu, later...

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Browne, (Frances Worsley) Stella (1880–1955), feminist and abortion law reformer

Lesley A. Hall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 825 words.

Browne, (Frances Worsley) Stella (1880–1955), feminist and abortion law reformer, was born at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on 9 May 1880, elder daughter of Daniel Marshall Browne RN...

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Bittenbender, Ada Matilda Cole

Sandra B. Placzek.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1019 words.

Bittenbender, Ada Matilda Cole (03 August 1848–15 December 1925), lawyer and suffragist, was born in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Daniel Cole, an inventor and Civil War...

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Montagu, Lilian Helen [Lily] (1873–1963), feminist and social worker

Geoffrey Alderman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1259 words.

Montagu, Lilian Helen [Lily] (1873–1963), feminist and social worker, was born at 96 Lancaster Gate, London, on 22 December 1873, the sixth of the ten children of Samuel Montagu, first...

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Lockwood, Belva Ann Bennett McNall

Jill Norgren.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Education. 1061 words.

Lockwood, Belva Ann Bennett McNall (24 October 1830–19 May 1917), teacher, lawyer, and social activist, was born on a farm in Royalton, Niagara County, New York, the second child of Hannah...

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Ferrin, Mary Upton

Michelle Brattain.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Politics. 926 words.

Ferrin, Mary Upton (27 April 1810–11 April 1881), suffragist and women's rights advocate, suffragist and women’s rights advocate, was born in South Danvers (now Danvers), Massachusetts, the...

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Elliott, Sarah Barnwell

Allison R. Ensor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 782 words.

Elliott, Sarah Barnwell (29 November 1848–30 August 1928), writer and women's rights advocate, writer and women’s rights advocate, was born in Savannah, Georgia, the daughter of the Right...

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