Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Activist

Born: 12 November 1815
Died: 26 October 1902 (heart failure)
Birthplace: Johnstown, New York
Best known as: Co-founder of the Seneca Falls Convention
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a leading figure in the American women's rights movement of the 19th century. She was a co-founder (with Lucretia Mott) of the famous 1848 Women's Rights Convention held at Seneca Falls, New York, and drafted the convention's Declaration of Sentiments. Stanton is often remembered in connection with her friend and fellow reformer Susan B. Anthony.

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