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Anna Wheeler has been called "the most important feminist after Mary Wollstonecraft and before Emmeline Pankhurst." Bibliographic Citation link. Her deep involvement in the Owenite Socialist Movement led her to translating work by French Saint-Simonians and writing in socialist journals such as The Crisis. She also co-authored a single, famous text with William Thompson, an Appeal of One Half the Human Race, Women, Against the Pretensions of the Other Half, Men, To Retain Them in Political, and Thence in Civil and Domestic, Slavery.
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1785 Anna Doyle (later AW) was born in Limerick, Ireland. Bibliographic Citation link.
Late 1848 AW probably died in this year (the same in which her grand-daughter, Emily Bulwer-Lytton, died too at about twenty) or soon afterwards. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
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