Famous People Born in 1820
Civil Rights Activist / 1820 - 1913
Harriet Tubman escaped slavery to become a leading abolitionist. She led hundreds of enslaved people to freedom along the route of the Underground Railroad.
William Tecumseh Sherman
Susan B. Anthony
Civil Rights Activist, Women's Rights Activist, Editor, Publisher, Journalist / 1820 - 1906
Susan B. Anthony was a prominent American civil rights activist and leader during the women's suffrage movement of the 1800s.
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