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Anthony, Susan Brownell

Born: 1820 AD
Died: 1906 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Activists, Social Reformer, Teacher

US abolitionist and suffragist

 

with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, co-published weekly suffragist journal "The Revolution" 1868-1870

 

led group of women to polls in Rochester, New York, 1872, to test women’s right to vote, but stopped and arrested

 

 

attempted to vote in municipal election 1873, but arrested, tried, and convicted for violating voting laws, but successfully repudiated fine

 

 

main founder of International Council of Women 1888, International Woman Suffrage Alliance 1904

 

 

president of National American Woman Suffrage Association 1892-1900

 

 

usually considered foremost leader of women’s suffrage movement in US

 

 

Susan B. Anthony is also well known for being on stamps and also in recent years, for being on the U.S. dollar coin, minted in 1979.