Mary Wollstonecraft

By; Miranda Marthe

Birth Date: April, 27 1759

Date of death: September, 10 1797

Political Affiliation- Mary was an eighteenth-century English writer, philosopher, and advocate of women's rights also wrote novels.

Religion- Unitarian chapel at Newington Green

Hometown- Spitalfields, England and Mary eventually moved to London, England

Contact Information-


Phone: 1-800-567-4729

Adress: NickelDime CT London, England

Mary is best known for Women to have rights, in which she argues not just men but woman also should have an education, and She suggests that both men and women should be treated as rational beings and imagines a social order founded on reason.

Intresting Facts

  • 1759 April 27, Wollstonecraft was born in London to  John Edward Wollstonecraft and Elizabeth Dickson.  She had an older brother, Edward and four other children, James, Charles, Eliza and Everina
  • 1786 Wollstonecraft returns to England to find the school had suffered from her absence.  She closes the school and writes her first work, a pamphlet entitled Thoughts on the Education of Daughters. She then accepts the position of governess to the daughters of Lord Viscount Kingsborough and moves to Ireland to fulfill her duties.
  • (1790) A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
  • (1792), argue for the value of an educated, rational populace, specifically one that includes women. In her two novels, Mary: A Fiction and Maria: or, The Wrongs of Woman, she explores the ramifications of sensibility for womens.
  • Mary Wollstonecraft was a woman who lived during the 18th Century.
  • She was the mother of Mary Shelley, who wrote 'Frankenstein'.
  • She wrote many different types of things, including novels and even a children's book.

Friends/Could be friends with

Jane Arden was a Welsh film director, actress, screenwriter, playwright, songwriter, and poet. Jane and Mary were childhood best friends.

Mary Shelley was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus. Mary was Mary Wollstonecraft's daughter.

Franny was the second child of Mary Wollstonecraft. She became increasingly isolated from her family and committed suicide in 1816 at age 22.

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