Mary Ritter Beard

1876 - 1958

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Mary Ritter Beard (August 5, 1876 – August 14, 1958) was an American historian, author, women's suffrage activist, and women's history archivist who was also a lifelong advocate of social justice. As a Progressive Era reformer, Beard was active in both the labor and women's rights movements. She also authored several books on women's role in history including On Understanding Women (1931), America Through Women's Eyes (editor, 1933), and Woman as Force in History: A Study in Traditions and Realities (1946), her major work. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary Ritter Beard has received more than 97,606 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Mary Ritter Beard is the 415th most popular historian, the 10,590th most popular biography from United States and the 39th most popular Historian.

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Among historians, Mary Ritter Beard ranks 415 out of 339Before her are Mark Mazower, Avi Shlaim, Elaine Pagels, Walter Rodney, Griselda Pollock, and Wendy Beckett. After her are Jan Morris, Andreas Maislinger, Rainer Zitelmann, Oliver Grau, Richard G. Hovannisian, and Charles Oman.

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Among people born in 1876, Mary Ritter Beard ranks 180Before her are Lionel Tertis, Ernest Esclangon, James Larkin, Sol Plaatje, Carl Albert Andersen, and Gregory Mathews. After her are Susan Glaspell, John Mulcahy, James Scullin, William Farnum, Con Leahy, and Sophia Duleep Singh. Among people deceased in 1958, Mary Ritter Beard ranks 164Before her are Pat O'Connor, Helen Twelvetrees, Alma Bennett, Hubert Wilkins, Tris Speaker, and Sam Zimbalist. After her are James Branch Cabell, Émile Delchambre, David Jack, Daniel Norling, Willie Applegarth, and Charles F. Kettering.

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Among people born in United States, Mary Ritter Beard ranks 10,590 out of 18,182Before her are Kevin Chamberlin (1963), Roland Burris (1937), Bruce C. Murray (1931), Cynthia Ozick (1928), Hiro Yamamoto (1961), and DJ Ashba (1972). After her are Christine Taylor (1971), Bonita Granville (1923), Joanna Going (1963), Tiffany Young (1989), Anita Baker (1958), and Bob Denver (1935).

Among HISTORIANS In United States

Among historians born in United States, Mary Ritter Beard ranks 39Before her are Carroll Quigley (1910), Robert Jay Lifton (1926), Timothy D. Snyder (1969), Stephen F. Cohen (1938), Richard Hofstadter (1916), and Elaine Pagels (1943). After her are Richard G. Hovannisian (1932), Francis Parkman (1823), Bernard Bailyn (1922), and Victor Davis Hanson (1953).