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Christabel Pankhurst
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Born in Manchester, Greater Manchester
Born on 22nd of September 1880
Died on 13rd of February 1958

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Born 1880 . Died 1958 Los Angeles - Suffragette leader


The eldest daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, and a suffragette in her own right. Militant campaigning with Annie Kenney caused widespread imprisonment and hunger strikes for many suffragettes. She edited The Suffragette from 1912-1920, and wrote her political memoirs Unshackled:The Story of How We Won the Vote in 1959.

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http://sylviapankhurst.gn.apc.org/ The Sylvia Pankhurst Memorial Committee
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/quotes/a/c_pankhurst.htm Womens History

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