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Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Women's Rights Activist and Abolitionist Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Profession: Women's Rights Activist and Abolitionist

United States of America

Biography: American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement in the US in mid to late 1800s.

Born: November 12, 1815
Birthplace: Johnstown, New York, USA
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: October 26, 1902 (aged 86)
Cause of Death: Heart failure

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Married Life

  • 1840-05-01 Women's rights activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton (24) weds fellow abolitionist Henry Brewster Stanton (34)

Historical Events

  • 1848-07-19 1st US women's rights convention held in Seneca Falls NY, organised by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott
  • 1869-01-20 Elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes 1st woman to testify before US Congress
  • 1869-05-15 National Woman Suffrage Association forms in New York, founded by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton