Mary Wolstonecraft

1759-1898

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Important Facts
  • Born 1759 in London
  • Became a teacher and a writer
  • disagreed with societies treatment of women
  • believed marriage was particularly unfair to women
  • advocated equal education for women and men
  • wrote Vindication of the Rights of Women
  • believed that both sexes could contribute equally to society

John Locke
Mary Wolstonecraft
Montesquieu
Jean Jacques Rousseau
John Stuart Mill

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