Beatrice Potter Webb

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Birthday
22, 1858
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 30, 1943 (85)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
22, 1858
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 30, 1943 (85)

About

English Baroness, socialist reformer, and economic theorist who helped to form the Fabian Society.

Before Fame

She and her cousin, Charles Booth, carried out a sociological study of London's East End slums during the decade of the 1880s.

Trivia

She and her husband established the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Family Life

She was married to Sidney Webb, who was given the title of Baron Passfield in the late 1920s.

Associated With

She and her husband founded The New Statesman, a weekly political publication that printed the letters of John Maynard Keynes, George Bernard Shaw, and other important figures of the era.