Born On This Day ~ January 20 ~ Harriot Stanton Blatch

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Born: January 20, 1856 (Seneca Falls, New York)
Died: November 20, 1940 (Greenwich, Connecticut)

Famous For/Known For:
Daughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a well known women’s rights activist. Harriot followed in her mother’s footsteps.

A Little About Harriot Stanton Blatch:
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Born On This Day ~ January 17 ~ Alva Belmont

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Born: January 17, 1853 (Mobile, Alabama)
January 26, 1933 (Paris, France)

Famous For/Known For:
American multi-millionaire socialite who devoted her time and money advocating for woman’s rights.

A Little About Alva Belmont:
Born Alva Ertskin Smith to parents Murray, a cotton merchant and Phoebe, the daughter of a US Congressman. Continue reading

Born On This Day ~ January 14 ~ Berthe Morisot

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Born: January 14, 1841 (Bourges, France)
Died: March 2, 1895 (Paris, France)

Famous For/Known For:
French Inpressionist Painter

A Little About Berthe Morisot:
Born to a father who was a high government official. Her grandfather was Jean-Honoré Fragonard,a famous Rococo painter.

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