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us: Pankhurst, E. Sylvia (Estelle Sylvia), 1882-1960

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  • Fuller Name

    • Estelle Sylvia
  • Variants

    • us: Pankhurst, Sylvia, 1882-1960
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1882-05-05
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1960-09-27
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Manchester (England)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Ethiopia
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Ethiopia
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) East London Federation of the Suffragettes
        • Organization: (naf) Communist Party of Great Britain
        • Organization: (naf) Workers' Suffrage Federation
    • Gender

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Communism
          (lcsh) Suffrage
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Newspaper editors
        • Earlier Established Forms

            Pankhurst, Estelle Sylvia, 1882-1960
        • Sources

          • found: Her The suffragette.
          • found: The suffragette movement, 1977: t.p. (E. Sylvia Pankhurst)
          • found: LC data base, 2/24/84 (hdg.: Pankhurst, Estelle Sylvia, 1882-1960; usage: E. Sylvia Pankhurst; variant: Sylvia Pankhurst)
          • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed March 18, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Pankhurst, Sylvia; newspaper editor / publisher, socialist, suffragist, anticolonial activist; born 05 May, 1882 in Manchester, England; established East London Federation of Suffragettes and founded weekly paper, the Dreadnought (1920s-1924); established World Suffrage Federation, later World Socialist Federation (1920); founding member of Communist Party of Great Britain (expelled in 1921); established weekly newspaper New Times and Ethiopia News (NT&EN) to advocate for Ethiopia (1934-1956); worked to prevent the recognition of Italian claims to Ethiopia, League of Nations, Britain (1936-1938); sent letters and petitions to politicians and British government to support the Ethiopian cause during the war with Italy; criticized the Anglo-Ethiopian treaties (1942, 1944); visited Eritrea and Ethiopia (1944) and wrote NT&EN publications on British policy; moved to Ethiopia and started Ethiopia Observer (1956); died 27 September, 1960 in Ethiopia)
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