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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.