Becker, Lydia Ernestine
1827 - Born in Manchester on the 24th of February.
- Becker differed from many early feminists in her disputation of essentialized femininity.
- Argued that there was no natural difference between the intellect of men and women.
- Becker was a vocal advocate of a non-gendered educational system in Britain.
1864 - Botany for Novices: A Short Outline of the Natural System of Classification of Plants
1867 - "Female Suffrage" in The Contemporary Review
1868 - "Is there any Specific Distinction between Male and Female Intellect?" in Englishwoman's Review of Social and Industrial Questions
1869 - "On the Study of Science by Women" in The Contemporary Review
1870 - Established the Women's Suffrage Journal.
1872 - "The Political Disabilities of Women" in The Westminster Review
1887 - She was elected leader of the NUWSS.
1890 - Born on the 18th of July.
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