Frances Power Cobbe

Dec 4, 1822 - Apr 5, 1904

Frances Power Cobbe was an Irish writer, social reformer, anti-vivisection activist and leading women's suffrage campaigner. She founded a number of animal advocacy groups, including the National Anti-Vivisection Society in 1875 and the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection in 1898, and was a member of the executive council of the London National Society for Women's Suffrage.
She was the author of a number of books and essays, including The Intuitive Theory of Morals, On the Pursuits of Women, Cities of the Past, Criminals, Idiots, Women and Minors, Darwinism in Morals and Scientific Spirit of the Age.
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