Millicent Fawcett

1847 - 1929

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Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett (11 June 1847 – 5 August 1929) was an English politician, writer and feminist. She campaigned for women's suffrage through legislative change and led Britain's largest women's rights association, the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS), from 1897 to 1919. She wrote of herself: "I cannot say I became a suffragist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Millicent Fawcett has received more than 611,779 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Millicent Fawcett is the 270th most popular social activist (down from 227th in 2019), the 2,079th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 21st most popular British Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Millicent Fawcett ranks 270 out of 544. Before her are Édouard René de Laboulaye, Muhamed Mehmedbašić, Gaius Hostilius Mancinus, Charles Boycott, Jayaprakash Narayan, and Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia. After her are Eugène Terre'Blanche, Carlo Cafiero, Lampião, Pavel Pestel, Mehdi Huseynzade, and Phyllis Schlafly.

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Among people born in 1847, Millicent Fawcett ranks 42Before her are Hans Gross, Jacob Schiff, Robert Fuchs, Ferdinand Fellner, Afonso Pena, and Frank Wigglesworth Clarke. After her are Giuseppe Giacosa, Agathe Backer Grøndahl, Pavel Yablochkov, Kálmán Mikszáth, Oku Yasukata, and Alexander Lodygin. Among people deceased in 1929, Millicent Fawcett ranks 63Before her are José Batlle y Ordóñez, Jacek Malczewski, Georg von der Marwitz, Charles Fox Parham, Léon Delacroix, and Frederick Abberline. After her are Raoul Pictet, Segundo de Chomón, Ernest Monis, Elfrida Andrée, Agner Krarup Erlang, and Vasil Radoslavov.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Millicent Fawcett ranks 2,079 out of 6,924. Before her are Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox (1516), Alfred Fowler (1868), Luke Evans (1979), Stephen Rea (1946), William Robertson Smith (1846), and Neil Tennant (1954). After her are John Haigh (1909), Pieter de Molijn (1595), Robert Chambers (1802), John Hadley (1682), Robert Palmer (1949), and Cynric (450).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United Kingdom

Among social activists born in United Kingdom, Millicent Fawcett ranks 21Before her are Kate Sheppard (1848), Eglantyne Jebb (1876), Flora MacDonald (1722), Sylvia Pankhurst (1882), Christabel Pankhurst (1880), and Charles Boycott (1832). After her are Allan Octavian Hume (1829), Donald Watson (1910), Venetia Burney (1918), Josephine Butler (1828), Mary Toft (1703), and Jack Sheppard (1702).