Born: July 24, 1920
Died: March 31, 1998
Biography: Bella Savitsky Abzug was an American lawyer, Congresswoman, social activist and a leader of the Women's Movement. In 1971, Abzug joined other leading feminists such as Gloria Steinem and Betty Friedan to found the National Women's Political Caucus. She notably declared This woman’s place is in the House the House of Representatives in her successful 1970 campaign to join that body.