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Deaths in History in September 1797

Person of interestMary Wollstonecraft

Sep 10 Mary Wollstonecraft, English author and feminist (A Vindication of the Rights of Woman), mother of Mary Shelley, dies of septicaemia at 38

Author and Women's Rights Advocate Mary Wollstonecraft
Author and Women's Rights Advocate
Mary Wollstonecraft
  • Sep 18 Louis-Lazare Hoche, French revolutionary general, dies