Millicent Fawcett

Millicent Fawcett (1847–1929) was an English writer and activist who was pivotal in the women’s suffrage movement in the United Kingdom, leading the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS) for over twenty years. As a writer, she left behind many works and articles, including a piece on ‘The Progress of the Women’s Movement in the United Kingdom, 1900–20’ in Volume IV of Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Matilda Joslyn Gage and Ida Husted Harper’s History of Woman Suffrage.