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Balch, Emily Greene

Born: 1867 AD
Died: 1961 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Pacifist, Writers

US pacifist and social reformer


1867 – Born on the 8th of January in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston.


1889 – Graduated and amongst the first graduates of Bryn Mawr College.


1896 – Balch joined the faculty of Wellesley College.


1913 – Became a full professor of economics and sociology.


Editor of The Nation, a well-known liberal news magazine.


Balch acted as secretary of the WILPF.


1920 – Became a Quaker. She never married.


1946 – She won Nobel Prize in Peace.


1961 – She died on 9th of January in Cambridge, MA because of Pneumonia.


Co-founded Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom with Jane Addams.