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Frances Wright

Born: Sep 6, 1795

Death: Dec 13, 1852

Birthplace: Dundee

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United Kingdom

Frances Wright

Date of Birth : Sep 6, 1795
Date of Death : Dec 13, 1852
Birth Place : Dundee

Frances Wright also widely known as Fanny Wright, was a Scottish-born lecturer, writer, freethinker, feminist, abolitionist, and social reformer, who became a U. S. citizen in 1825. That year she founded the Nashoba Commune in Tennessee as a utopian community to prepare slaves for emancipation, intending to create an egalitarian place, but it lasted only three years. Her Views of Society and Manners in America brought her the most attention as a critique of the new nation.

Profession


  • Writer
  • Poet

Also known as


  • Fanny Wright

Spouse


  • Guillayme D''Arusmont

Children


  • Frances Silva D''Arusmont
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