Woman of the week:

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

also available in German

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Woman of the week:

Marianne Breslauer Feilchenfeldt

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Marianne Breslauer Feilchenfeldt, Selbstporträt


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Woman of the week:

Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise de Sévigné

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Frauenbild


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Woman of the week:

Betty Friedan

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Betty Friedan


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Woman of the week:

Rosamond Lehmann

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Frauenbild


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Woman of the week:

Elizabeth Blackwell

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Elizabeth Blackwell

born 3 February 1821 in Counterslip near Bristol
died 31 May 1910 in Kilmun, Scotland

First American woman doctor; pioneer of preventive medicine
195th birthday on 3 February 2016


Elizabeth Blackwell was born to Hannah Lane and Samuel Blackwell on February 3, 1821, near Bristol England. A sugar refiner by trade, Samuel also served as a lay preacher for the “Independent” church. Hannah surrounded her family with the music and books she valued from her childhood. In addition to being disciplined in the home by Samuel’s four unmarried sisters, Elizabeth and her sisters studied with private tutors, learning the same subjects as their brothers. The Blackwell children grew up surrounded by a progressive social consciousness, including support for women’s rights, temperance and the abolition of slavery. Partly as a …

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Woman of the week:

Hertha von Gebhardt

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Woman of the week:

Andreina Emeri

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Andreina Emeri

Born 1 February 1936 in Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy
Died 30 July 1985 on a trip to the North Cape, Norway

Italian feminist, attorney and political leader from South Tyrol


Andreina Emeri was one of the leading women of South Tyrol during the 1970’s and 80’s. Inspired by the spirit of activism and liberation sparked by the generation of 1968 and the student movement, women began to organize themselves in groups. Andreina Emeri was present when the „Alexandra Kollontai Group“ was formed in Bolzano in 1971 and remained an active member until her death. The group defined itself as a collective – „collettivo“: there was no chairwoman or hierarchy, and decisions were taken collectively as a matter of principle. Thursday was „Kollontai-day.“ Promptly at eight-thirty the women gathered, often at …

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Woman of the week:

Alva Myrdal

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Alva Myrdal


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