Who was Margaret Fuller?

“Born a child of New England, By adoption a citizen of Rome, By genius belonging to the World”

reads her cenotaph in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA.

Margaret Fuller

Margaret Fuller (1810-1850) was the author of Woman in the Nineteenth Century, editor of the intellectual journal The Dial, and the first woman permitted in Harvard’s library, to name just a few of her many accomplishments. She was also a teacher, journalist, mother and feminist.

This year celebrates the bicentennial of her birth. Events and plays are scheduled throughout the year.

For more information on the Margaret Fuller bicentennial celebration, click here.


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