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Mary Wollstonecraft's childhood
Mary Wollstonecraft an Irish gal was born on April 27th,1759, in Spitlefields,London. Her father Edward john drank heavily and had verbally abused his children. At the age 15 her family moved to Hoxton, were she meet her closest friend fanny blood. At the age 19 Mary took an available job for middle class women, which was being a companion to old women. She lived in bath w/ Mrs Dowson for a short period of time and then returned home due to her dying mother and during that period of time Mary's sister Eliza got married, And so Mary moved in with fanny's family and a couple months after that fanny got pregnant, she called Mary to be with her and help. soon after however fanny's baby died following a premature birth. in farther years of Mary's life she too got married and had herself 2 beautiful baby girl's, fanny Imlay and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin but Mary died 10 days after giving birth to Mary Godwin.
Three Minute Philosophy: Mary Wollstonecraft
Mary Wollstonecraft Facts
- Mary Wollstonecraft made a powerful case for liberating and educating women; at the same time she lived out her theories.
- Today she considered a "modern" heroine
- Mary Wollstonecraft published a book called " a vindication of women's rights" at the end of the 18th century - A century marked by the emergence of philosophical spirit and the concept of "enlightenment".
- Mary Wollstonecraft was an advocate of women's right's.
"a vindication of woman's rights"
Mary Wollstonecraft - published at the end of the 18th century
this picture shows Mary with her 2 daughters, Fanny Imlay and Mary Godwin.
Birth & Death
Friday, April 27th 1759 at 12am to Sunday, Sep. 10th 1797 at 12am
London, United Kingdom
- Mary Wollstonecraft died at the age of 38.
- | Below is Mary Wollstonecraft's Family tree