Annie Besant
#823 Overall Influence

Annie Besant

British socialist, theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator

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Annie Besant was a British socialist, theosophist, women's rights activist, writer, orator, educationist, and philanthropist. Regarded as a champion of human freedom, she was an ardent supporter of both Irish and Indian self-rule. She was a prolific author with over three hundred books and pamphlets to her credit. As an educationist, her contributions included being one of the founders of the Banaras Hindu University.

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University of London
University of London

Federal research university in London, England

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#1551 World Rank
Communications
#1767 World Rank
Literature