Lucy Stone
#2152 Overall Influence

Lucy Stone

American abolitionist and suffragist

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Lucy Stone was a prominent U.S. orator, abolitionist, and suffragist, and a vocal advocate and organizer promoting rights for women. In 1847, Stone became the first woman from Massachusetts to earn a college degree. She spoke out for women's rights and against slavery at a time when women were discouraged and prevented from public speaking. Stone was known for using her birth name after marriage, the custom being for women to take their husband's surname.

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Mount Holyoke College
Mount Holyoke College

Liberal arts college in the United States

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Oberlin College
Oberlin College

Private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio, United States

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#1164 World Rank #768 USA Rank
Communications