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Lydia Becker first established herself in the mid nineteenth century as a popularizer of scientific knowledge and a proponent of women's scientific education. She is best known for her work on the Women's Suffrage Journal, the major organ of the suffrage movement in the 1870s and 1880s; she also contributed papers and essays to the cause through other outlets.
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24 February 1827 LB was born in Cooper Street, Manchester. Bibliographic Citation link.
1864 LB published Botany for Novices under the initials 'L. E. B.' Bibliographic Citation link.
18 July 1890 LB died of diphtheria in Geneva. Bibliographic Citation link.
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