Millicent Fawcett


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  • Early life
  • Life as a teen wanting freedom
  • Love of her life
  • Millicent Fawcett was born on June 11,1847. She was born at Aldeburgh, United Kingdom. her father was Newson Garett and her mother was Louise Dunnell. Millicent has one sister named Elizabeth Garret.
  • Her lost husband
  • Millicent Fawcett was an English feminist, intellectual, political, and union leader, and writer.The South African War created an opportunity for Millicent.So she can share female responsibilities in British culture.
  • Political Activites
  • Millicent began her career in the political platform at twenty- two years old at the first women's suffrage meeting. She was leader of NUWSS, it was a moderate campaigner. She got married to a man named Harry Fawcett, he was a British academic, statesman, and economist.
  • Death
  • After the death of her husband on November 6, 1884 she temporarily withdrew from public life.She sold both family homes and moved with Philippa into the house of Agnes Garrett, her sister.
  • R.I.P
  • She believed that their actions were in fact harming women's chances of gaining votes. Fawcett cut her Liberal ties in 1884, her belief in women's suffrage was unchanged however her political views did change. And began to resemble the views she had when she was younger.
  • Millicent Fawcett died August 5,1929. Age of 82, foundation stone of Millicent Fawcett hall in Westminster, London.Laid by Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett. On April 24,1929.
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