Harriet Martineau (1802-1876)

By Abigail Martz

Background Information

Harriet Martineau was born on June 20th, 1802. She had to overcome alot of hard times in her life but she did it because she had to for her and her family. She had to fight deafness almost her whole life, she lost her taste and smell along with that and the worst of all she had a difficult time with heart disease. With all of those struggles along came the day when her father died when she was 20 years old. With all of those tragadies she published some short stories interperating political economy which helped her gain readship with the world.

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