Emmeline Pankhurst (1858 or 1857 -- 1928) was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating: "she shaped an idea of women for our time; she shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back."

Emmeline Pankhurst or 1857 -- was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the Century

21. "We are here not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers." - Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928)

Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the British suffragette movement, was born on this day in 1858

A suffragist on a hunger strike, being forcibly fed with a nasal tube London, ca. 1911.

A Suffragette Describes What It Felt Like to Be Force-Fed

A suffragist (possibly Emmeline Pankhurst) on a hunger strike, being forcibly fed with a nasal tube at HM Prison Holloway, Islington, London, ca. She did this for the RIGHT TO VOTE.

Emmeline Pankhurst  (1858-1928)  Pankhurst’s slogan 'Deeds, not words' defined her life. We wouldn't have got the right to vote without her.

The 10 best female pioneers

activists today:Emmeline Pankhurst (July 1858 - fought for years as a Suffragette for the simple right to vote to be extended to women as well… For her actions she was frequently arrested, tried and imprisoned…

emmeline pankhurst quotes - To all who might have seen the Suffragette cast critized for shirts saying this : it is a direct quote from the movie and miss Pankurst

Emmeline Pankhurst was born in The British suffragist championed the cause of women's voting rights in Great Britain in the early century, founding the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) in

THANK YOU, EMMELINE!!! Suffragette (women's rights movement) Emmeline Pankhurst being arrested after protesting near Buckingham Palace. London, England, [1907-1914].

Emmeline Pankhurst being arrested after protesting near Buckingham Palace, London, May Emmeline Pankhurst was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement that helped women win the right to vote.

Emmeline Pankhurst - British Suffragist

Sylvia Pankhurst, born April English suffragette who was the third member of her family to fight for votes for women. Unlike her mother and sister, who believed that the vote should be for middle class women, she wanted the vote for women of all classes.

On this day 14th July,1858 the birth in Moss Side, Manchester of Emmeline Pankhurst, English Suffragette who led the fight for women's suffrage in Britain, often by violent means

Suffragist Emmeline Pankhurst Tile Coaster

On this day July, 1858 the birth in Moss Side, Manchester of Emmeline Pankhurst, English Suffragette who led the fight for women's suffrage in Britain, often by violent means

When life hands you stiff, uncomfortable apparel, make a pro-suffrage billboard.

27 Badass Images Of Women Winning And Exercising The Right To Vote

Historic Photos of Women Voting Throughout the Years Museum of London/Heritage Images/Getty Image. Emmeline Pankhurst, among the most famous voices in the English suffrage movement, advertises a march for women's suffrage in

Emmaline Pankhurst and the British suffragettes. They were tortured in jail, just because they wanted to vote. Great heroines all.

Suffragettes: Anniversary of winning the vote

27 Badass Ladies Who Secured Your Right to Vote - circa British suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst being jeered by a crowd in New York.

Votes for women: As the founder of the Women's Social and Political Union, Emmeline Pankhurst's name has also gone down in history but her great-granddaughter said the efforts of other women should not be forgotten

The forgotten suffragettes: From the vote to being able to wear comfortable clothes, the little-known women who fought for the rights we take for granted today

Votes for women: As the founder of the Women's Social and Political Union, Emmeline Pankhurst's name has also gone down in history but her great-granddaughter said the efforts of other women should not be forgotten

Great speeches of the 20th century: Emmeline Pankhurst's Freedom or death | From the Guardian | The Guardian

Great speeches of the 20th century: Emmeline Pankhurst's Freedom or death

This is an edited version of a speech delivered by Emmeline Pankhurst in Hartford, Connecticut on November 13

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