Famous People Born in 1860
Women's Rights Activist, Anti-War Activist, Philanthropist / 1860 - 1935
Jane Addams co-founded one of the first settlements in the United States, the Hull House in Chicago, Illinois, and was named a co-winner of the 1931 Nobel Peace Prize.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Activist, Author, Poet / 1860 - 1935
Charlotte Perkins Gilman was a prominent American sociologist, writer and lecturer, best known for her semi-autobiographical short story The Yellow Wallpaper.
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