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
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 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.
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.