Fanny Wright

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Birthday
6, 1795
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Dec 13, 1852 (57)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
6, 1795
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Dec 13, 1852 (57)

About

19th century Women's Liberation activist and abolitionist who founded the Nashoba Commune in Tennessee, a utopian community to prepare slaves for emancipation.

Before Fame

She was raised in England by her aunt.

Trivia

Her book Views of Society and Manners in America criticized contemporary American society.

Family Life

Her parents were Camilla Campbell and James Wright.

Associated With

She sought to advance the rights of women, like Susan B. Anthony, but disagreed with her on the subject of voting.