Knight, Anne, 1786-1862

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Anne Knight (born November 2, 1786, Clemsford, England – diek November 4, 1862, Waldersbach, France), English social reformer, abolitionist and pioneer of feminism. She attended the 1840 Anti-Slavery convention, where the need to improve women's rights became obvious. In 1847 Knight produced what is thought to be the first leaflet for women's suffrage and formed the first UK women's suffrage organisation in Sheffield in 1851.
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referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library
referencedIn Darton & Harvey archive, 1791-1847 Reading University : Special Collections Services
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Birth 1786-11-02

Death 1862-11-04



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