Voltairine Decleyre

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Birthday
17, 1866
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Jun 20, 1912 (45)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
17, 1866
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Jun 20, 1912 (45)

About

A radical activist, feminist, and anarchist who opposed government as well as marriage and the subjugation of women.

Before Fame

Her father enrolled her in a convent in hopes of providing her with a better education, but it served only to shape her lifelong anti-religious sentiment.

Trivia

An early believer that competition needs to exist as well as co-operation, she later changed her views and rejected individualism altogether.

Family Life

She was born in the small town of Leslie, Michigan.

Associated With

She cited among her influences Henry David Thoreau and Thomas Paine.