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Ellen Wilkinson
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Born in Manchester, Greater Manchester
Born on 8th of October 1891
Died on 6th of February 1947

Born 1891. Died 1947 - English feminist and Labour politician.


Early member of the Independent Labour Party, active campaigner for womenís suffrage. Became Labour MP in 1924. In 1945 became Minister of Education, the first woman to hold this position.

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