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Besant, Annie (nee Wood)

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Born: 1847 AD
Died: 1933 AD, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Activists, Novelists, Philanthropist

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English social reformer and Theosophist mystic in India

 

1847 - Born on the 1st of August in London, England.

 

1867 - Married a clergyman Frank Besant, younger brother of Walter Besant.

 

1874 - She authored "The Political Status of Women".

 

1877 - Wrote "The Law Of Population".

 

1878 - Wrote a non-fictional book "Marriage, As It Was, As It Is, And As It Should Be: A Plea For Reform".

 

1885 - She wrote "Autobiographical Sketches".

 

1890 - Joined Blavatsky's Theosophy Society and created her own splinter group after Blavatsky's death.

 

1893 - Authored a non-fictional book "An Autobiography".

 

1898 - Wrote "The Ancient Wisdom".

 

1908 - Wrote "Introduction to Yoga".

 

1929 - Wrote "The Doctrine of the Heart".

 

1933 - She died on 20th of September in Madras, India.

 

 

 


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