Annie Besant Rank
About Annie Besant
Annie Besant definitely had her hands full with the various causes she dedicated her adult life to but she definitely excelled at them all. She was a women’s rights activist, theosophist, socialist, writer, educationist, philanthropist and orator. Besides women’s rights, her activism included Indian and Irish independence, union action and theosophy. Her contributions to education include helping in the establishments of the Banaras Hindu University, the Hyderabad National Collegiate Board and the Central Hindu School. She wrote more than 300 pamphlets and books.
Her birth name was Annie Wood, as given by her parents Emily Roche Morris, an Irish Catholic and William Burton Persse Wood, an Englishman. She was married to Frank Besant, a clergyman who became the father of her two children. Due to differences in ideologies with respect to her independence, money and religious beliefs they separated legally in 1873.
She died in Aydar, Madras Presidency, British India on September 20, 1933.
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Famous quotes by Annie Besant
No philosophy, no religion, has ever brought so glad a message to the world as this good news of Atheism.Annie Besant
Refusal to believe until proof is given is a rational position denial of all outside of our own limited experience is absurd.Annie Besant
F.A.Q. about Annie Besant
When is her birthday?
Annie Besant's birthday is on October 1, 1847.
In how many days is her birthday?
Annie's birthday is in 298 days
How old was Annie when she died?
She was 85 years old.
When did she die?
She died in September 20, 1933.
How old would she be today?
Annie Besant would be 174 years old if she was alive today.
Where was Annie from?
She was born in Clapham, London, UK.
Annie Besant's Popularity
Annie Besant was a famous English activist and author, who was born on October 1, 1847. As a person born on this date, Annie Besant is listed in our database as the 52nd most popular celebrity for the day (October 1) and the 6th most popular for the year (1847).
People born on October 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Annie Besant is the 1427th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Annie Besant's birthday, Annie Besant is the 1504th most famous English.
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