Alexandra Mikhailovna Kollontai

Standard Name: Kollontai, Alexandra Mikhailovna


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Occupation Constance, Countess Markievicz
Her only contemporary as a woman in a national position of this kind was Alexandra Kollontai , Commissar for Social Welfare in the USSR. CCM became involved with the American Commission on Irish Independence


Late 1917: In the same year that women received the...

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Late 1917

In the same year that women received the right to vote in Russia, Alexandra Kollontai became the first woman government minister in the world when she was appointed the People's Commissioner for Public Welfare...


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