Lucretia Mott

U.S. Quaker, abolitionist, women’s rights activist, & social reformer born in 1793.

Frances Power Cobbe

Anglo-Irish writer, philosopher, religious thinker, anti-vivisection activist, & suffragist born in 1822.

Annie Besant

English socialist, theosophist, women’s rights activist, writer, & philanthropist born in 1847.

Frances Willard

American educator, temperance reformer, & women’s suffragist born in 1839.

Marie Pape-Carpantier

French feminist educator & activist born in 1815. Leader in revolutionizing French education.

Kate Millett

American feminist writer, educator, artist, & activist best known for her book Sexual Politics.

Anna Kingsford

English anti-vivisectionist, vegetarian, & women’s rights campaigner born in 1846.

Emmeline Pankhurst

English political activist born in 1858. Remembered for helping women with the right to vote.

Luise Büchner

German women’s rights activist and writer of essays, novels, travelogues and poetry born in 1821.

Elizabeth Koontz

National figure in American education, civil rights, and the women’s movement born in 1919.