This biography for young readers introduces Emmeline Pankhurst, the British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement that helped women win the right to vote. Named by Time Magazine as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, Pankhurst "shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back."
The Famous People Famous Lives series tells exciting stories about famous people, outlining their lives and the important events which made them memorable. Every page features easy-to-follow text and a black-and-white line drawing to help bring these events to life. Each title gives further facts about the famous person and the times in which he or she lived, plus a comprehensive time line detailing key dates.
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