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Annie Besant


Activist for women’s privileges who later joined up with the independence motions of India and Ireland. After her father’s loss of life during her child years, her mother visited function and persuaded a family group friend to provide for Annie. Furthermore to getting involved in leftist presentations, she grew thinking about Theosophy, which drew her to India. Through her relationship to Rev. Frank Besant she made the decision that helping the indegent was more essential than maintaining their soul. Her views influenced another famed civil privileges innovator, Mahatma Gandhi.

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Full Name Annie Besant
Date Of Birth October 1, 1847
Died September 20, 1933, Adyar, India
Place Of Birth England
Profession Civil Rights Leader
Education Birkbeck, University of London
Nationality British
Spouse Frank Besant
Children Mabel Besant-Scott, Arthur Digby Besant
Parents William Wood, Emily Morris
Star Sign Libra

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