A LIST OF PROMINENT WOMEN IN THE 19th CENTURY

By Tim Lambert

There were many famous women 19th century. Below is a list of some of them.

Elizabeth Fry 1780-1845 She was a great prison reformer

Jane Austen 1775-1817 She was a great writer

Mary Kies 1752-1837 Mary Kies was the first American woman to be granted a patent

Mary Shelley 1797-1851 Mary was a writer. She is famous for her novel Frankenstein.

Harriet Beecher Stowe 1811-1891 She is famous for her book Uncle Tom's Cabin

Elizabeth Cady Stanton 1815-1902 She was an American campaigner for women's rights

Ada Lovelace 1815-1852 Ada was a famous mathematician

Grace Darling 1815-1842 In Britain Grace Darling rowed a little boat 1 mile through a storm to rescue 5 people from a steamship that had struck rocks. She became a heroine.

Charlotte Bronte 1816-1855 She was also a writer

Emily Bronte 1818-1848 She was another writer

Maria Mitchell 1818-1889 She was an astronomer. In 1847 she became the first American woman to discover a comet.

Queen Victoria 1819-1901 She was queen of Britain

Susan B Anthony 1820-1906 She was an American campaigner for women's rights

Clara Barton 1821-1912 She founded the American Red Cross

Elizabeth Blackwell 1821-1910 She was the first woman in the USA to qualify as a doctor

Josephine Cochrane 1829-1913 In 1886 she invented the first practical dishwasher

Catherine Booth 1829-1890 Catherine helped to found the Salvation Army

Louisa May Alcott 18321888 She was a famous writer

Sarah Chauncey Woolsey 1835-1905 She was a famous writer

Gertrude Jekyll 1843-1932 She was a famous gardener

Edmonia Lewis 1844-1911 She was a famous sculptor

Susanna Salter 1860-1961 She was the first woman mayor in the USA

Mary Kingsley 1862-1900 She was a woman explorer

Famous Women in the 16th Century

A History of Women's Jobs

A History of Women's Rights

A Timeline of Women Writers

My Youtube video of famous 19th century women

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