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Victoria Woodhull

Civil Rights Activist Victoria Woodhull

Profession: Civil Rights Activist

United States of America

Biography: The first woman to run for the Presidency of the United States in 1872 as part of the Equal Opportunities Party.

Woodhull was an important activist for women's rights, labour reforms and the freedom to marry, divorce, and bear children without government interference.

Born: September 23, 1838
Birthplace: Homer, Ohio, USA
Star Sign: Libra

Died: June 9, 1927 (aged 88)
Cause of Death: Natural causes

Historical Events

  • 1872-05-10 Victoria Woodhull becomes 1st woman nominated for US presidency by Equal Rights Party at Apollo Hall, NYC

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