Swedish women's rights activistDied when: 71 years 356 days (863 months)
Star Sign: Cancer
Carin Sophie Adlersparre née Leijonhufvud (6 July 1823 – 27 June 1895) was one of the pioneers of the 19th-century women's rights movement in Sweden.
She was the founder and editor of the first women's magazine in Scandinavia, Home Review (Tidskrift för hemmet), in 1859-85; co-founder of Friends of Handicraft (Handarbetets vänner) in 1874-87; founder of the Fredrika Bremer Association (Fredrika-Bremer-förbundet) in 1884; and one of the first two women to be a member of a state committee in Sweden in 1885.
She is also known under the pen-name Esselde.
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