Emmeline Pankhurst (born Goulden; 15 July 1858 – 14 June 1928) was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating: "she shaped an idea of women for our time; she shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back."

Emmeline Pankhurst (born Goulden; 15 July 1858 – 14 June 1928) was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating: "she shaped an idea of women for our time; she shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back."

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On this day 14th July,1858 the birth in Moss Side, Manchester of Emmeline Pankhurst, English Suffragette who led the fight for women's suffrage in Britain, often by violent means

On this day 14th July,1858 the birth in Moss Side, Manchester of Emmeline Pankhurst, English Suffragette who led the fight for women's suffrage in Britain, often by violent means

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Emmeline Pankhurst quote: I would rather be a rebel than a slave. Link to biography: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/pankhurst_emmeline.shtml

Emmeline Pankhurst quote: I would rather be a rebel than a slave. Link to biography: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/pankhurst_emmeline.shtml

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A pioneer in the campaign for women's rights, Emmeline Pankhurst was born in Manchester, England on 15 July 1858  into a family with a tradition of radical politics. (Photo: Pankhurst being arrested after a suffragettes protest, circa 1910)

A pioneer in the campaign for women's rights, Emmeline Pankhurst was born in Manchester, England on 15 July 1858 into a family with a tradition of radical politics. (Photo: Pankhurst being arrested after a suffragettes protest, circa 1910)

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21. "We are here not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers." - Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928)

21. "We are here not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers." - Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928)

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We are here, not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers. (Emmeline Pankhurst) #quotes #quote #quotations #EmmelinePankhurst

We are here, not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers. (Emmeline Pankhurst) #quotes #quote #quotations #EmmelinePankhurst

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