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 1832–1888 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
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