Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Born: November 12, 1815

Died: October 26, 1902

Nationality: American

Occupation: Activist, writer

Biography: Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early woman's movement. Her Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the first women's rights convention held in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York, is often credited with initiating the first organized woman's rights and woman's suffrage movements in the United States.

Source/Notes: The Woman's Bible: A Classic Feminist Perspective (2012 edition), Courier Dover Publications - ISBN: 9780486120799

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