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 or 1857 -- 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 Century

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

Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the British suffragette movement, was born on this day in 1858

Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928) We would have got the vote without her, but her bravery and radicalism shocked society into a new pattern that could not be reversed. Pankhurst and her daughters were jailed repeatedly – and even then they staged hunger strikes to secure better conditions. When war broke out, they encouraged women to support the common cause and work in industrial production. In 1918 the Representation of the People Act granted votes to women over the age of 30

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activists today:Emmeline Pankhurst (July 1858 - fought for years as a Suffragette for the simple right to vote to be extended to women as well… For her actions she was frequently arrested, tried and imprisoned…

emmeline pankhurst quotes - To all who might have seen the Suffragette cast critized for shirts saying this : it is a direct quote from the movie and miss Pankurst

Emmeline Pankhurst was born in The British suffragist championed the cause of women's voting rights in Great Britain in the early century, founding the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) in

A suffragist on a hunger strike, being forcibly fed with a nasal tube London, ca. 1911.

A Suffragette Describes What It Felt Like to Be Force-Fed

A suffragist (possibly Emmeline Pankhurst) on a hunger strike, being forcibly fed with a nasal tube at HM Prison Holloway, Islington, London, ca. She did this for the RIGHT TO VOTE.

THANK YOU, EMMELINE!!! Suffragette (women's rights movement) Emmeline Pankhurst being arrested after protesting near Buckingham Palace. London, England, [1907-1914].

Emmeline Pankhurst being arrested after protesting near Buckingham Palace, London, May Emmeline Pankhurst was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement that helped women win the right to vote.

Great speeches of the 20th century: Emmeline Pankhurst's Freedom or death | From the Guardian | The Guardian

Great speeches of the 20th century: Emmeline Pankhurst's Freedom or death

This is an edited version of a speech delivered by Emmeline Pankhurst in Hartford, Connecticut on November 13

Cutting from the The Daily Herald concerning the re-arrest of Sylvia Pankhurst, HO 144/1558/234191 On 20 June 1914 one of the first deputations of suffrage

Sylvia Pankhurst, born April English suffragette who was the third member of her family to fight for votes for women. Unlike her mother and sister, who believed that the vote should be for middle class women, she wanted the vote for women of all classes.

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