Susan B. Anthony
"Wherever, on the face of the globe or on the page of history, you show me a disfranchised class, I will show you a degraded class...."
Born February 5, 1820, in Adams, Massachusetts, Susan B. Anthony was known as the "Napoleon of feminism" in recognition of her tireless efforts on behalf of women's rights. She died March 13, 1906, in Rochester, New York. Anthony has remained an important feminist figure throughout the modern era. In 2016, hundreds of women voters visited her grave to pay tribute to Anthony in celebration of Hillary Clinton securing the democratic nomination, the first time in American history that a woman had secured the nomination of a major political party.
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- February 15, 1820
- March 13, 1906
- Civil rights activist;
- Voting rights activist;
- Anthony, Susan Brownell