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Emmeline Pankhurst

Emmeline Pankhurst (n�e Goulden; 15 July 1858 (Chambers Biographical states 1857) - 14 June 1928) was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating: "she shaped an idea of women for our time; she shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back." She was widely criticized for her militant tactics, and...See more